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Research Fellow Opportunity: University of Nottingham

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A one year Research Fellow opportunity is now being advertised at the University of Nottingham for an NIHR funded qualitative evidence synthesis project on healthcare for women and girls who have undergone FGM.

Applications are invited from doctoral graduates with excellent academic records of achievement for the position of Research Fellow within the Maternal Health and Wellbeing Research Group in the School of Health Sciences. The Research Fellow will be part of a team led by Dr Catrin Evans undertaking a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)-funded qualitative systematic review: Improving Healthcare for Women and Girls who have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

It is anticipated that the candidate will have a full repertoire of research skills including previous experience of qualitative research methodologies, systematic reviews and literature searching. Ideally, the candidate will demonstrate an interest in cross-cultural healthcare, along with a passion for health equity and the advancement of women’s rights.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for operationalising the review on a day to day to basis, working in an autonomous manner. The post holder must have excellent data management and meticulous record keeping skills, as this is a major component of the role. In addition, excellent team working skills are required as the Research Fellow will organise meetings and facilitate communication between all team members. The Research fellow will contribute to the project’s knowledge translation activities, therefore excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 

Closing date: 26 January 2017

Source: University of Nottingham

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