Research Associate in Cardiovascular Risk Prediction

Belfast | £29,636

Employer: Ulster University
Sector/Specialism: Education & Training

Job Title: Research Associate in Cardiovascular Risk Prediction
School: Biomedical Sciences
Campus: Belfast / Coleraine
Salary: £29,636
Duration: Fixed term until 31 October 2024
Closing Date: 9 December 2022
Reference Number: 016102


We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland.

Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer.


The post holder will be required to work as a researcher in the laboratory of Professor Tara Moore to deliver on an exciting project assessing the potential of new diagnostics for cardiovascular disease. (Fixed term until 31 October 2024).

Through this recruitment activity we intend to create a 12 month waiting list for same or similar roles within the University.


The postholder will be required to hold:

- Degree in a STEM discipline with orientation on Biomedical Image Analysis, or Biomedical Science, or a closely related discipline.

- A PhD, or about to obtain a PhD in the above disciplines.


- Competitive salary.

- Generous annual leave entitlement promoting a healthy work/life balance - plus, an additional 15 days per year when the university is closed.

- Enrolment in USS pension scheme - employer contribution of 21.6%, employee contribution of 9.8%.

- An environment that supports flexible working and allows you to balance both work and home life.

- An open and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity.

- Onsite and discounted sports/gym facilities (3 months free gym membership at either the Jordanstown, Coleraine, or Magee Campus).

- Cycle to Work Scheme.

- Discounted eye tests with subsequent competitive prescription lenses and frames.

- Exposure to the very latest in cutting edge technologies including Dell, Aruba, Checkpoint, and Avaya, feeding your passion for IT.

- Autonomy in your role to make impactful decisions and changes to company processes.

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The School of Biomedical Sciences holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing Gender equality. You can read more about what this means on our University website. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible work.

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The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.