Research Assistant in Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology

University of Nottingham Department of Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology

United Kingdom

Research Assistant (Fixed term, Part-time)

Closing Date
Monday, 7th June 2021
Job Type
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics & Dermatology
£27511 to £30046 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The purpose of this role will be to assist and support the foot and ankle osteoarthritis research project (FOCUS). ?You will join a multi-disciplinary research team in carrying out supervised research which includes coordinating x-rays of footballers and controls at multiple NHS sites. ? You will be expected to carry out data analyses and/or tests and/or critical evaluations using specified and agreed techniques, approaches and/or models and document findings. ?You will have the opportunity to continue to develop skills in and knowledge of research methods and techniques and contribute to the development of/or choice of techniques, models, methods, critiques and approaches. 

You will be managed by Prof Weiya Zhang, whose main areas of research interest include epidemiology, specifically of osteoarthritis and gout.

Candidates?must have a Degree or equivalent in either/or epidemiology; musculoskeletal; physiology.? In addition, they must have?evidence of sufficient breadth or depth of research methodologies and techniques to work in this research area.? Please see the job description for full details of the essential and desirable criteria for candidates.? 

This post will be offered on a part time (16 hours per week), fixed term contract until 31st December 2021. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Bronya Norton, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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