Research Fellow - Liaison Psychiatry: Measurement And Evaluation of Service Types, Referral pattern

United Kingdom
Jan 31, 2018
Feb 13, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?

Do you have a background in applied health research?

Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

We wish to recruit a Research Fellow to work on a national project called Liaison Psychiatry: Measurement And Evaluation of Service Types, Referral patterns and Outcomes LP-MAESTRO.The LP-MAESTRO project is funded by the National Institute for Health Research through its Health Services and Delivery Research (HS+DR) programme; its overall aim is to establish evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of liaison psychiatry services in the NHS.

You will act under the supervision of the chief investigator.In order to undertake this role, you will have an understanding of NHS services including mental health services, and experience of managing research projects. You should be familiar with NHS ethics and governance arrangements. It is essential that you are comfortable and effective in communicating with people at all levels within the NHS, academia and the third sector as maintaining good relations with research partners and developing new contacts is a central element of this post. You should have a high level of cultural awareness and diversity issues in research practice.

The project has three work streams and involves a diverse range of activities including case studies of clinical services and interviewing of staff and service users, as well as substantial quantitative work involving linkage and analysis of NHS datasets. The first work stream is complete and the post holder will be working directly on activities especially in work streams 2 and 3 including: – liaison with NHS R+D and informatics departments to establish the conditions for data sharing; supporting collection and analysis of data; contribution to interviewing and related activities in work stream 3.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Professor Allan House, Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2725, email:


Further information 

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

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