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Research Fellow (104496-1021)

University of Warwick - Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

Location: Coventry
Salary: £31,406 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st October 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: 1879709

Full-time, Fixed Term Contract until 28 February 2023

We are looking for an aspiring Research Fellow to join the Clinical Trials Unit at Warwick Medical School. The main focus of your work will be in providing research support to the expanding work programme for the Pain and Rehabilitation theme. You will primarily undertake a series of systematic reviews and evidence syntheses, contribute to meta-analyses and undertake analysis and final reporting of qualitative interviews.

You will work with a multidisciplinary team of information specialists, health economists, statisticians, systematic reviewers, mixed methods researchers and clinical experts in appraising evidence on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of health technologies, including pharmacological drugs and interventions for pain, alongside analysis and reporting of qualitative interviews. Work undertaken is expected to be disseminated through impactful journal publications and to directly inform health policy at both the national and international levels.

You will have a good first degree and a PhD (or equivalent experience in a relevant field). You will have experience of undertaking systematic reviews, analysing qualitative interviews and of report writing coupled with an ability to produce high quality research relevant to the health sciences. You will enjoy working as part of a team and meeting tight deadlines. You will be a good communicator, be highly organised and accurate in your approach to work, and have excellent writing skills. There will be opportunities for assisting in teaching activities.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Warwick are committed to creating a hybrid working culture which delivers the right outcomes for all our communities and at WCTU we are currently working on preparing for this transition

Where you have not yet been awarded your PhD, any offer made to you will be an under-appointment to the post of Research Associate at a salary of £30,497 per annum. Once your PhD has been awarded and you have evidenced this, you will be appointed to the substantive post of Research Fellow at a salary within the range shown above.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Hema Mistry, or Dr David Ellard,

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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