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Occupational Therapy Research Fellow

Oxford Brookes University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Oxford
Salary: £31,302 to £34,188
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th October 2018
Closes: 20th January 2019
Job Ref: 058382

This is a fixed term appointment for 3 years

This is an exciting opportunity to lead occupation focused research in the Centre of Movement and Occupational and Rehabilitation Sciences (MOReS) working closely with Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre. The position of Research Fellow will provide research leadership through development of principal/ co-investigator projects and research bids/fellowships in order to build and lead a team with an occupation focused research theme in MOReS

As Research Fellow you will:

  • contribute to occupational focused research
  • create and foster collaborative partnerships to enhance occupational therapy research capacity and capability
  • contribute to supporting and developing research projects for the postgraduate and undergraduate occupational therapy programmes and lead major research projects and/or research teams in the program
  • contribute to the evidence based education of the postgraduate and undergraduate occupational therapy programmes and lead major research projects and/or teams
  • develop established, or initiate and develop novel research National/International collaborations to generate multi/interdisciplinary research outputs
  • be accountable for mentoring/coaching and supervision of junior research staff, undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) project/dissertation students and visiting researchers
  • be responsibility for planning and carrying out experimental work, clinical trials and managing governance and ethics keeping accurate case report forms, trial master file, ensuring all research governance procedures and trial management adhered to, data analysis & interpretation and report writing

You should have:

  • a pre-registration degree (Bachelors, Masters or Diploma) in occupational therapy. A higher degree (Doctorate) in a related area
  • proven leadership skills including the ability to quickly build effective relationships with team members and wider stakeholders
  • experience of working in previous research roles
  • experience of managing research projects

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

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