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Reference: A4550Description: Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry wishes to recruit a Research Assistant to support the work of PenCLAHRC, the National Institute of Health Research's Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula, directed by Professor Stuart Logan. The PenCLAHRC funded post is available from 1 January 2016 until 28 February 2017. You will work on a range of existing and new PenCLAHRC projects as well as playing an active role in identifying new topic areas for development.
PenCLAHRC is a dynamic and flourishing organisation. This post offers an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful and enthusiastic team committed to improving public health and patient outcomes through innovative health research and implementation. PenCLAHRC's novel ground-up approach to research, led by patients, clinicians and managers in collaboration with researchers, has led to notable successes and we are determined to build on these. More than anything, we are dedicated to doing research that makes a difference. If this sounds like the kind of environment in which you would flourish, and you meet the criteria set out in the job description, we would really like to hear from you.
We are particularly keen to develop PenCLAHRC's capacity in three areas: the application of quantitative methods to health services research; intervention development; and implementation science and related fields (knowledge mobilisation, knowledge translation, etc.). We welcome applications from individuals with a background in these areas but are especially keen for applicants to have expertise in additional topic areas as well.
Applicants will possess a first degree in health services research or related subject, have experience of quantitative and/or qualitative research methodologies, data collection and analysis, and have experience of contributing to research applications and/or writing research protocols.
To discuss the role, please contact Vashti Berry on ##### ###### or email #####@######.###
This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week and is fixed-term from 1 January 2016 until 28 February 2017 to cover a period of maternity leave.
Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for this position
Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.
The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's career in STEMM academia.
Job DescriptionRegion: Location: PlymouthSalary: £28695 to £31342 pa - Grade 6Package: Full-time, Fixed-term