Research Fellow

University of Dundee - Dentistry

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

80% FTE
Fixed Term for 14 months

Job Purpose
To contribute to a portfolio of implementation science, quality improvement and educational research projects carried out in partnership working with the Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen. To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of academic researchers contributing to and supporting a broad range of projects within the EDP and the CEW. A key responsibility of this post is the management and analysis of quantitative data including accessing, linking and analysing large national routinely collected datasets for the development and evaluation of implementation science / quality improvement interventions.

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications
Have a good first degree and postgraduate degree in a health services research related discipline is essential. The ability to work in a multi-disciplinary research team with experience of health services research and excellent communication skills with colleagues, external collaborators and research participants is required.

You must have the ability to communicate complex information to a range of audiences and the ability to prepare scientific reports and peer review publications. You must have experience of and competence in quantitative data analysis and have knowledge, experience and competence in a range of statistical data analysis techniques.

College / School / Directorate Information
School of Dentistry

Additional Information
The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment. We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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