Research Associate - A102711R

Newcastle University - Institute of Health & Society

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

The IHS primary care oncology research group undertakes research relating to the diagnosis of cancer, with particular focus on the pathway to the point of specialist assessment. You will liaise with participating Trusts, (research governance managers, clinicians and Multi-disciplinary Teams) in Durham, Tyneside and Tees Valley, over all aspects of the implementation of the EMPRESS study at their site(s) to ensure their effective participation.

Other duties included in this role are: collection of data from participating centres, database management, contribution to data interpretation, and writing up of reports and papers.

You will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area, and will be familiar with the processes and requirements of conducting research in the NHS. Experience of working with service providers on research projects, and experience in either quantitative or qualitative research methods is essential.

You will have strong planning and time management skills, along with the capacity to innovate and develop initiatives. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and problem solving skills are essential.

The Institute of Health & Society is committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students. Applications for part time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

This post is tenable from 05 February 2018 until 30 September 2018.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Professor Greg Rubin:

Information about the Institute is available here: 

Institute of Health and Society

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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