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Research Fellow

  • Job Reference: REQ005601
  • Date Posted: Friday, 28th May 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 20th June 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: H (£36,914 - £42,792)
  • Basis: Fixed term contract until 1 May 2022
  • School/Service: Lancashire Applied Health Research Collaboration Hub
  • Hours: Full Time (37.0 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
  • Interview Date: Friday, 2nd July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join IMPlementation and Capacity building Team (IMPaCT), which works in partnership with the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) NW Coast and its member organisations. Members include regional universities, NHS, local authority and third sector organisations.

Working as part of a team of experienced and early career research staff, Research Fellow will assume day-to-day responsibility for delivery of a range of health and social care research projects, whilst further developing their skills and experience in health research. The post holder will also contribute to external competitive grants and contracts and publish high impact, peer reviewed papers independently and in collaboration with others.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a health or social care topic. Also, they will have a knowledge of education and training for research within a health and/or social care environment and proven track record of successful project management and research.

Research skills including literature retrieval, data collection, evidence synthesis and critical appraisal are essential for the role, as well as knowledge of research design, qualitative and quantitative methodologies, database management systems and communication skills (written and oral).

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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