Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Part time) – Systematic Reviews and Research Development

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Health Research Institute, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk
Salary:   £31,406 to £32,344 pro rata
Closing Date:   12th April 2022
Further information and application


The Health Research Institute, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, is looking for an experienced Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a series of high priority Cochrane systematic reviews as part of a broader team of authors from a number of UK universities and NHS Trusts. The role is offered at 0.4 FTE (two days per week) for 20 months in the first instance.

You will prioritise and manage review processes to ensure timely delivery of overall objectives. The applicant will be responsible for review processes, communications and support at various stages of review production. The role includes co-authorship of the planned reviews.

You should have a higher degree in a scientific or health related discipline, relevant research experience, authorship of at least one Cochrane systematic review and experience of working in cross-sectoral collaborative research teams.

For informal conversations about the role please contact Prof Sally Spencer by emailing