Research Fellow: NIHR BRC

University of Birmingham

Duration of Post: until 31st March 2020

Post is open to: External and internal candidates

Grade 7

Salary: Starting salary is normally in the range £29,799 to £38,832. With potential progression once in post to £41,212 a year.

Additional Information
Informal enquiries to Professor Melanie Calvert, m.calvert@bham.ac.uk, 0121 414 8595

Job Purpose
We are currently seeking a Research Fellow (Grade 7) to develop a pathway for the electronic capture of patient-reported outcome measures for use within the National Institute for Health Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR BRC).  The role will include the identification, and where necessary development, of PROMs and integration into an electronic capture system supporting early phase clinical trials to inform patient-centred care and help improve outcomes.

The NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) opened on 1 April 2017 with the aim of using cutting edge experimental medicine to accelerate access to, and adoption of, drugs, devices and diagnostics tests for patients living with chronic inflammatory diseases. 

Person Specification

  • First degree in area of specialism and normally, a higher degree relevant to research area or equivalent qualifications
  • Experience in systematic review of PRO measurement properties essential.
  • Qualitative research experience essential.
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes

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