Research Associate in Rehabilitation

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Kadoorie Critical Care Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit at the Botnar Research Institute, Oxford

We are seeking to recruit a Research Associate in Rehabilitation to join a successful interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Professor Sallie Lamb to contribute to the work of the Centre for Rehabilitation Research which is based at the Kadoorie Critical Research Centre (John Radcliffe Hospital) and the Botnar Research Centre (Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre), Oxford, in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford.

You will work as part of a team of research fellows, research physiotherapists and trial administrators to carry out trials of complex interventions in the area of musculoskeletal rehabilitation. A key part of this role will be developing interventions and related training materials and to work closely with the staff recruiting and delivering interventions at study centres. Duties will include training staff to deliver trial interventions and working to resolve barriers to recruitment and intervention delivery. For some projects you will also be involved in delivering the study interventions. The post will involve travel to study canters depending on the phase of projects.

You will be a qualified allied health professional (Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist) registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council and will have a Master’s degree in Health Sciences or a related field. You will have considerable clinical experience managing musculoskeletal conditions and will have experience of supervising and training clinical staff. Excellent organisational skills are also essential. Experience of working in the NHS and within a clinical research environment would be desirable.

This is a full-time fixed-term contract for 3 years.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 9 November 2016. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.

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