Research Fellow (Part-Time, 80% FTE)

University of Aberdeen

Europe , United Kingdom

Part-Time

Ending On: 16 Jan 2020 Closed

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We are looking for Research Fellow (Part-Time, 80% FTE)

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Requirements: Salary: £33,797 (Grade 6)
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Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £33,797 (Grade 6)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th December 2019
Closes: 16th January 2020
Job Ref: IHS070R

The Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) has a national remit to research the best ways to provide health care, and to train those working in the health services in research methods. Most research projects aim to find out whether developments within the health service really are effective, efficient and appropriate. There are approximately 70 members of staff, working together cohesively, with everyone’s contribution valued. The atmosphere is friendly, informal and efficient.

Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences

Duration of Post: Funding/Activity Limited

The Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) has a national remit to research the best ways to provide health care, and to build capacity in health services research.

The Unit is supported by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) of the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates, the University of Aberdeen and competitive grant income.

The Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) has a national remit to research the best ways to provide health care, and to train those working in the health services in research methods. Most research projects aim to find out whether developments within the health service really are effective, efficient and appropriate. There are approximately 70 members of staff, working together cohesively, with everyone’s contribution valued. The atmosphere is friendly, informal and efficient.

You should have a first degree and a postgraduate degree in a health or social science related field, and also have significant experience of qualitative research experience and experience of working with both patients and staff at various levels within the NHS. You should have expertise in qualitative data analysis, familiarity with theory, and experience of writing for lay, clinical and academic audiences. You should also be willing to travel extensively across Scotland and England for fieldwork.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 salary scale and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

The closing date for receipt of applications is IHS070R

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Professor Louise Locock, Programme Directory, Improving Experience of Care

01224 438143

louise.locok@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Locock.

Please quote reference number 06 January 2020 on all correspondence

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition welcomes a diverse working environment and recognises the benefits this can bring. The School is keen to receive applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics (race, gender, disability, gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, religion/belief, pregnancy/maternity, marriage/civil partnership).

The University supports opportunities for flexible working for a range of reasons and has policies in place to facilitate this. The policies can be found here:

www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here/flexible-working--5607.php

The University’s commitment to gender equality has been recognised through the achievement of an Athena SWAN Bronze award. The University is also a Stonewall Diversity Champion to further LGBT equality and a Disability Committed Employer recognising our commitment to supporting disabled staff and students.

www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/governance/equality-and-diversity-277.php

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