Research Associate for the Social Systematic Review

The University of Manchester - School of Health Sciences

Closing Date: 26/03/2018
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Duration: Fixed term from 1 May 2018 until 30 April 2019
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate: School of Health Sciences
Division: Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
Hours Per week: Full time
Salary: £31,604 per annum
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference: BM&H-11584

We are recruiting a Research Associate to undertake the SOCIAL systematic review. The aim of the SOCIAL study is to examine the effect of social influence behaviour change techniques on clinical behaviour change among health professionals.

You will manage the SOCIAL systematic review and meta-analysis, in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team that has expertise in statistics, health psychology, primary care, and health informatics. This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher with skills in systematic reviewing and an interest in health professional behaviour change. There will be opportunities to learn sought-after skills in behaviour change technique coding and meta-analysis.

The successful applicant will be based in the Centre for Biostatistics. The post is funded by a grant from the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme.

Interviews will take place on 10 April 2018

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. The appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:      

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Dr Sarah Cotterill


Tel: 0161 306 8004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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