Research Assistant

University of Leeds - Patient Centred Outcomes Research

Working Time: 80% of full time basis
Post Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (until 6 September 2018 - external funding)

Are you an early career researcher looking for your first challenge? Do you have a background in psychosocial applied health research?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

As an enthusiastic, talented and motivated early career researcher you will support the work of Professor Galina Velikova and Dr Penny Wright on several on going projects funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) and Medical Research Council (MRC):

  • ePRIME (electronic Patient self-Reported outcomes to Improve cancer Management and patient Experiences) explores an innovative approach for online follow-up after treatment  of gynaecological cancer patients using electronic Patient Reported Outcome Measures;
  • DECIDE project focuses on development and evaluation of self-reported questionnaire for carers of people with dementia.

You will be working in a research team comprising academics and clinicians with expertise in oncology, patient reported outcomes, health informatics, health economics and health psychology.

You will be able to manage your time effectively, with excellent communication and analytical skills to contribute to the dissemination of results. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Galina Velikova, Professor of Psychosocial and Medical Oncology, Tel: +44 (0)113 206 7917 or +44 (0)113 206 8586, email: g.velikova@leeds.ac.uk or Dr Penny Wright, Associate Professor in Psychosocial Cancer Care, Tel:  +44 (0)113 206 8488, email: e.p.wright@leeds.ac.uk

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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