Vacancy: Senior Research Fellow, Qualitative Research

Vacancy: Senior Research Fellow, Qualitative Research

Employer: Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department: Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation (AUECR)
Location: Bradford
Salary: £31,696–£41,787 pa

Hours: Full-time 37.5 (part-time can be considered minimum 30 hours), fixed term contract up to 31/03/2020 in the first instance with likelihood of extension

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated qualitative researcher to join the highly successful AUECR in the role of Senior Research Fellow. The post-holder will be working on a high profile research programme with internationally renowned experts, with aims to create real impact. The Unit specialises in applied health research and is working on several programmes and research studies relevant to elderly care and stroke.

The Senior Research Fellow will have expertise in qualitative research and lead implementation of components of an innovative stroke research programme funded by the National Institute for Health Research to develop and evaluate strategies to reduce sedentary behaviour in patients after stroke and improve outcomes.

The successful applicant will be educated to postgraduate level e.g., Masters or equivalent experience/qualification in a health- or health research-related subject, have experience in leading projects, undertaking and analysing qualitative research.

There is an expectation that the post-holder will be prepared to work flexibly and travel as required within the UK.

Anyone interested in the post is encouraged to contact Professor Anne Forster (a.forster@leeds.ac.uk, Tel 01274 383446) or Dr David Clarke (D.J.Clarke@leeds.ac.uk Tel: 01274 383441)

Closing Date: 13 July 2017

Interviews: Week commencing 24 July 2017

Source: NHS

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