Research Assistant/Associate - A215415R
 

Salaries:            £27,831 - £29,515 per annum 
                          £30,395 - £33,199 per annum

Closing Date:    26 May 2019

Within the Institute of Health & Society, an embedded researcher is required to work in the Well Newcastle Gateshead project jointly funded by Newcastle and Gateshead Local Authorities with Well North.

Working with Newcastle Local Authority public health team, Blue Stone Consortium and Fuse Newcastle University, you will work across the Local Authorities, Third Sector and community organisations to coordinate and undertake co-produced evaluations of the specific projects developed across the four localities of Well Newcastle Gateshead which aim to improve wellbeing and health through arts-based initiatives. The delivery will be through the Third Sector organisation Blue Stone Consortium.
 
The work will also constitute a workstream (WP3) of a separately funded and approved Health Foundation project: Developing Local Authority Champions of Research LACoR through an embedded research culture: a Proof of Concept project. 

You will have a PhD (for Research Associate) in a relevant subject to public health and expertise in evidence-informed public health practice and policy development, in particular embedded research/knowledge exchange functions. Experience in engaging with key non-academic stakeholders such as policy makers, is essential.

The Institute of Health & Society is committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students. Applications for part time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

The School holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

This is a Full Time position open to a job share opportunity, fixed Term until May 2020 in the first instance.
 
For access to a full job description, please click here.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Laura Ritson (laura.ritson@ncl.ac.uk).

For further information on Well North, visit http://www.wellnorth.co.uk/pathfinders/well-newcastle-gateshead/well-newcastle-gateshead.

For further information on Blue Stone Consortium, visit https://bluestoneconsortium.org.uk/.

Information about the Institute of Health & Society is available at www.ncl.ac.uk/ihs.  

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. 
Faculty/Services
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Unit
Institute of Health & Society
Sub Unit
Institute of Health & Society
Staff Category
Research
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours of Work
Full Time
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
 
Salaries:            £27,831 - £29,515 per annum 
                          £30,395 - £33,199 per annum

Closing Date:    26 May 2019

Within the Institute of Health & Society, an embedded researcher is required to work in the Well Newcastle Gateshead project jointly funded by Newcastle and Gateshead Local Authorities with Well North.

Working with Newcastle Local Authority public health team, Blue Stone Consortium and Fuse Newcastle University, you will work across the Local Authorities, Third Sector and community organisations to coordinate and undertake co-produced evaluations of the specific projects developed across the four localities of Well Newcastle Gateshead which aim to improve wellbeing and health through arts-based initiatives. The delivery will be through the Third Sector organisation Blue Stone Consortium.
 
The work will also constitute a workstream (WP3) of a separately funded and approved Health Foundation project: Developing Local Authority Champions of Research LACoR through an embedded research culture: a Proof of Concept project. 

You will have a PhD (for Research Associate) in a relevant subject to public health and expertise in evidence-informed public health practice and policy development, in particular embedded research/knowledge exchange functions. Experience in engaging with key non-academic stakeholders such as policy makers, is essential.

The Institute of Health & Society is committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students. Applications for part time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

The School holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

This is a Full Time position open to a job share opportunity, fixed Term until May 2020 in the first instance.
 
For access to a full job description, please click here.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Laura Ritson (laura.ritson@ncl.ac.uk).

For further information on Well North, visit http://www.wellnorth.co.uk/pathfinders/well-newcastle-gateshead/well-newcastle-gateshead.

For further information on Blue Stone Consortium, visit https://bluestoneconsortium.org.uk/.

Information about the Institute of Health & Society is available at www.ncl.ac.uk/ihs.  

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.