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Reference: 73575

Date Added: 27 November 2019
Closing Date: 15 December 2019

Job Title: Research Assistant

Working For: Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage (£10.75 per hour)

Job Details

A part time, 3 day-a-week Research Assistant is required for the public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) for initially a minimum of 6 months.

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco. Smoking is the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the UK and accounts for half the difference in life expectancy between the richest and poorest in society.

The Research Assistant will support a survey of Local Authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups to measure the level of support they provide for pregnant women to quit smoking. This survey is part of an ongoing study being conducted by researchers at the University of Nottingham’s Smoking in Pregnancy Research Group. The Research Assistant will also be involved in production and updating of ASH’s information resources and providing additional support to the ASH team as required.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A strong academic record and relevant university degree
  • An interest in health policy
  • Evidence of research skills and an understanding of how to apply them
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong administrative and IT skills

We welcome applications from postgraduate students. Non-EU nationals must already have the right to work in UK.

Closing Date: 15 December 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th December in central London, with a start date early in the new year.

Closing Time: 11:59pm

Application Details

Please email your CV and a covering letter to admin@smokefreeaction.org.uk

Those shortlisted for interview will be contacted by 2pm on Monday 16th December.

Website: https://ash.org.uk

Additional Notes