Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Closing Date
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK


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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

The Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) is an established research unit specialising in behavior and health. Our research focuses on three sets of behaviours: alcohol consumption, diet and smoking, which together contribute to most of the deaths worldwide that occur as a result of non-communicable diseases.

The successful candidate will primarily work on a systematic review that is investigating the public’s attitudes toward policy solutions to reduce obesity.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in psychology or other relevant discipline or have equivalent experience. They will have experience of conducting data analysis for research projects and working on systematic reviews along with excellent written and interpersonal communications skills.

The funds for the post are available for four weeks if working full-time, part-time and flexible working arrangements can be negotiated.

Location - Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SR (approx. 2 miles south of city centre)

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr James Reynolds via e-mail jpr63 [at] medschl[.]cam[.]

Click the ’Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date 2nd September 2019

Interview Date: 10th September 2019

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference SN20337 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information


Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit








14 August 2019

Closing date

2 September 2019
In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 171529.

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