Research Fellow Health Sciences

United Kingdom
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 21, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Research Fellow Health Sciences

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £29,301 to £36,001

Full Time Fixed Term

Closing Date:  Friday 21 October 2016

Reference: 789816F3

A full time Fixed Term Research Fellow position is available within the Centre for Implementation Science to undertake data analysis of health related information and routine data sets producing accurate reports for a varied audience of health professionals.

You will have a PhD or equivalent research experience in a health-related area.

You will work closely with Wessex Academic Science Network (AHSN) to identify, analyse and summarise local data in order to conduct research and evaluation projects related to the Wessex AHSN Quality Improvement programmes (e.g. medicine optimisation, respiratory, mental health, nutrition, dementia, digital health, primary care workforce). You will also collaborate with a wide range of other NHS and academic colleagues in universities in the Wessex region.

You will have experience of mixed methods research and evaluation in a health related area.  More specifically you will have experience of scoping and designing research and evaluations projects; undertaking literature reviews and qualitative data collection and analysis, accurately and concisely reporting findings in writing.  Although not essential, knowledge / experience of systematic reviews and meta-synthesis and of contributing to refereed publications would be an advantage.

 Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Catherine Matheson

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Gereldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2507 Please quote reference 789816F3 on all correspondence.