RA 8 month job recruiting men in deprived areas of Glasgow

Research Assistant (8 months fixed term contract)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Salary Scale: £25,504 - £29,541 (Pt.24 - 29)
Closing Date: 5 November 2013 at 5pm
Ref: HR1682

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant with excellent interviewing skills to assist in a randomised controlled trial of a mobile phone intervention to reduce binge drinking among young to middle aged men in deprived areas. The successful applicant will recruit participants, collect baseline data and carry out telephone interviews. This post will involve negotiating access to community settings in deprived areas of Glasgow.

This is a challenging post and the person appointed will need to be resourceful, dedicated and enthusiastic. Communication and interpersonal skills are critically important for success in recruiting and retaining participants in the study.  A degree (1st or 2:1) in a health-related subject or social science discipline is desirable. The post is 1.0FTE for 8 months, commencing 1st February 2014.

You must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Further details, including the role profile and application form, at:-

After having read the full details, if you would like more information please contact Dr Carol Emslie at carol.emslie@gcu.ac.uk
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