Research Assistant (Qualitative)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: City of Leicester, ENGLAND
Deadline: 18 Oct 2019

About the role
 We are looking for a Research Assistant (Qualitative) to join us in the Department of Respiratory Sciences. In this role you will be providing support to the NIHR Global Research Group for Respiratory Rehabilitation project (RECHARGE) and facilitate the qualitative components of the project whilst contributing as a team member within the Centre of Exercise and Rehabilitation Centre (CERS) in Leicester.
You will collect, evaluate and interpret qualitative research data, documenting your findings whilst assessing the outcomes and options emerging from the research, contributing as a junior partner to the writing and publication of research papers.
You will also prepare research reports monitoring and evaluating the research activity of the RECHARGE project and provide expert advice to staff and students in the department.
About you
To be successful in this role you will be educated to Post Graduate level in a relevant discipline with experience of qualitative heath research. Ideally you'll hold a PhD in a relevant subject with practical experience of applying research skills and techniques. 

You'll be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, being able to work comfortably both in a team and independently. You will be able to work with minimal supervision, prioritising your own workload to deal with urgent tasks, while maintaining a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
For more information on the role and its requirements please see the Job Summary Form. 
Informal queries are welcome and can be made to Professor Sally Singh on 
Additional information

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

Department of Respiratory SciencesWe are committed to sustaining a progressive, equality driven environment in which all our staff can thrive.  We believe this can be accomplished through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between work and personal lives, we consider proposals for flexible working as well as job share arrangements.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.  
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