Job offer in england Research Assistant – Network Development and Analysis at University of Plymouth



The University of Plymouth in collaboration with a number of partners has been awarded European funding to improve the use of e-health in Cornwall. The E-health Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC) project started in May 2017 for 3 years. EPIC is supported by funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the European Structural and Investment Funds and the South West Academic Health Science Network.

You will support the team in the delivery of a particular component of the project focussed on the development and analysis of innovation focussed networks within the project and its wide range of project stakeholders.  This will involve organising, promoting and hosting network events and other promotional activities in conjunction with team members to support network development. Analysing the data and nature of the networks that have been developed, using Social Network Analysis methodology, to provide recommendations and actions which will enable these networks to be sustained both within and beyond the life of the project. You will need to learn, and be compliant with, European Regional Development Fund policies and travel across Cornwall in order to deliver these duties.

You must have relevant qualifications and experience with regard to network development and analysis together with demonstrable relevant administrative experience. You will be able to prioritise, manage multiple tasks within deadlines and provide excellent customer service. You will be required to attend events and activities across Cornwall and will, therefore, need to be prepared to travel and work flexible hours at times.

This post is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

This is a part time post working 22.4 hours per week on a fixed term basis for 10 months.

Closing Date: Midnight Monday 27th August 2018

Interview Date: Interviews are expected to take place on 7th September 2018.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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