- Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
- £37,099 - £42,978 per year
- Contract Type:
- Fixed Term
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 10.5 hours per week
This is a part time (0.3FTE)/fixed term opportunity for 30 months
Interviews for this post will take place on 15 November 2023
Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural, civic University with a global outlook and strong commitment to delivering social innovation and sustainable development in its education and research.
Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fourth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, in the top 70 universities globally for social impact, and first in Scotland for health and wellbeing, and reduced inequalities, for which we are also ranked 21st in the world (THE Impact Rankings, 2022). In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe (BIGGAR Economics, 2022).
GCU is committed to widening participation, and delivering positive outcomes for our students. We are Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students from 130 countries. Guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
The Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) in the School of Health & Life Sciences has an international reputation for delivering high impact research. In the recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (2021) 91% of GCU’s health related research has been formally classified as world-leading or internationally excellent. More over, the impact of GCU’s applied health research was classified as ‘outstanding’ and surpassed by only one other UK institution. The University's outstanding record for delivering impact for the common good against the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals was also highlighted in the recent THE Global Impact Rankings with GCU 1st in Scotland for SDG3, good health and wellbeing.
The successful candidate will join the Department of Podiatry and Radiography and the Musculoskeletal Health Research Group, an inter-disciplinary research group of health professionals, human movement scientists and engineers within the School of Health and Life Sciences.
GCU has secured Chief Scientist Office funding for a project entitled: Motivational interviewing for the prevention of diabetes related foot ulceration in people exposed to multiple deprivation: a pilot trial. We require a part time researcher to aid the successful delivery of the project with responsibilities including: trial set up, development of study materials, collaborating with external partners, engaging with stakeholders, data collection and analysis of qualitative interviews.
We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual with a track record of supporting funded research studies or clinical trials. Applicants must have effective organisational and management skills, experience of data management, effective team working skills and the ability to work independently and to use own initiative. Prior experience of the following would be advantageous: qualitative data collection and analysis; working with people from areas of multiple deprivation; patient and public involvement in research activities.
For informal enquiries about this post please contact Dr Ruth Barn, Senior Lecturer in Podiatry at email@example.com 0141 331 3869.
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.
Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.
The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.
As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.
The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.
Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.
Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).