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Research Associate | Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences Job
Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University
The successful candidate will conduct research within within nursing and psychological wellbeing and contribute to the overall research performance of the School and University by the production of measurable outputs including bidding for funding, publishing in national academic journals and conferences, and the recruitment and supervision of postgraduate research students.
For further information please contact Dr Tessa Watts (Healthcare Sciences) [email protected]
The post is full-time (35 hours per week), available from 1st May 2021 and is fixed term until 30th April 2022.
Salary: £33,797 – £40,322 per annum (Grade 6).
Date advert posted: Wednesday, 7 April 2021
Closing date: Saturday, 24 April 2021
This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only. We now invite external applications.
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/our-research-environment/integrity-and-ethics/responsible-research-assessment”
- To conduct research on moral distress and psychological wellbeing within nursing and contribute to the overall research performance of the School and University by the production of measurable outputs including bidding for funding, publishing in national academic journals and conferences, and the recruitment and supervision of postgraduate research students.
- To develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research including research funding proposals
- To attend and or present at conferences/seminars at a local and national level as required
- To undertake administrative tasks associated with the research project, including the planning and organisation of the project and the implementation of procedures required to ensure accurate and timely reporting
- To prepare research ethics and research governance applications as appropriate
- To review and synthesise existing research literature within the field
- To participate in School research activities.
- To build and create networks both internally and externally to the university, to influence decisions, explore future research requirements, and share research ideas for the benefit of research projects
- To engage effectively with industrial, commercial and public sector organisations, professional institutions, other academic institutions etc., regionally and nationally to raise awareness of the School’s profile, to cultivate strategically valuable alliances, and to pursue opportunities for collaboration across a range of activities. These activities are expected to contribute to the School and the enhancement of its regional and national profile.
- To undergo personal and professional development that is appropriate to and which will enhance performance.
- To participate in School administration and activities to promote the School and its work to the wider University and the outside world
- Any other duties not included above, but consistent with the role.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please submit a supporting statement which evidences how you meet each of the criteria below. When submitting this, please ensure you reference XXXXBR within the file name.
Qualifications and Education
- Postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area or equivalent or relevant industrial experience
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields:
- Psychological wellbeing
- Mixed methods research
- Knowledge of current status of research in specialist field
- Proven ability to publish in national/international journals
- Knowledge and understanding of competitive research funding to be able to develop applications to funding bodies
Communication and Team Working
- Proven ability in effective and persuasive communication
- Ability to supervise the work of others to focus team efforts and motivate individuals
- Proven ability to demonstrate creativity, innovation and team-working within work
- Proven ability to work without close supervision
- Evidence of collaborations with industry.
- Proven ability to adapt to the changing requirements of the Higher Education community.
- Evidence of ability to participate in and develop both internal and external networks and utilise them to enhance the research activities of the School.
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