Senior Research Associate /Senior Scientist - (Social and Welfare)

We are currently looking for a Senior Research Associate/Senior Scientist - (Social and Welfare) to support the Research and Innovation team

Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Marylebone, London
Closing Date
Closing date is midnight on 10 March 2019

Blind Veterans UK believe every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose.  At Blind Veterans UK we’re one, transformational team. We provide rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support. Together we can help rebuild lives.

We are currently looking for a Senior Research Associate - Social and Welfare (Senior Scientist) to support the Head of Research and Innovation in carrying out primary and secondary research, collating and managing data sets, drafting papers and reports, generating research grant income.

As the Senior Research Associate will have an important role in delivering the core work carried out by the Department of Research and Innovation, Division of Social and Welfare Research at times contributing with advice to other divisions.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and communication skills, experience of data analysis/manipulation tools, have a proven track record of scientific writing and experience in writing grant proposals. The ideal candidate will also have the drive to develop, as the charity would be keen to support progression into a Principal Scientist for the charity.

Benefits include free life assurance and a generous pension scheme 

Closing date: Sunday 10 March 2019 at midnight

Interviews dates: Tuesday 26 March 2019

If you would like to apply, please email your up to date CV and a supporting statement of no more than a 1000 words in total, setting out:

  1. Your leadership and research philosophy and how you have been able to apply it to research complex populations
  2. How you have worked successfully in the past in collaboration with different professional disciplines in order to provide a seamless research for the benefit of others
  3. Evidence your expertise as an expert of relevance to social and welfare sciences and generation of research grant income

Please send your CV and Supporting statement to: please note CVs without a supporting statement, as detailed above, will not be accepted.

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

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