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Research Officer

Swansea University - Swansea University Medical School

Location: Swansea
Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 per annum together with USS pension benefits (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th November 2021
Closes: 12th December 2021
Job Ref: AC04899

Closing Date: 12-12-2021

Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 per annum together with USS pension benefits (Grade 8)

Contract: Fixed term until  31 July 2022 (possibility of extension subject to funding), 35 hours per week, fully time

Location: These positions will be based at the Singleton Campus, with working from home a possibility and at times a requirement

Main Purpose of the Post

The main duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Work as a member of the Health Services Research team in the field of emergency, unscheduled and primary care and collaborate internally and externally to meet the aims of PRIME Centre Wales
  2. Project manage research projects so that they are delivered on time and within budget
  3. May include data management depending on strengths of applicant
  4. Pro-actively contribute to and conduct research, including gathering, preparing and analysing quantitative and/or qualitative data, writing up and presenting results, exhibiting a degree of independence in day-to-day research activities
  5. Prepare reports and papers describing the results of the research, both confidential and for wider dissemination:
    1. Prepare papers for study oversight committees, eg Trial Steering Committee
    2. Prepare papers for publication in academic journals
    3. Prepare abstracts for presentation at service and academic meetings and conferences
  6. Work independently, aiming to determine suitable ways to tackle challenges and seeking guidance when needed
  7. Undertake activities to build research capacity:
    1. Work with NHS partners in emergency and unscheduled care to develop the research skill base within the NHS
    2. Lead the planning and implementation of research seminars and conferences
    3. Develop research proposals and attract external research funding

Person Specification

Essential criteria:

  1. A good degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject or equivalent experience
  2. Evidence of the ability to manage own analysis, research and administrative activities in order to meet project deadlines without the need for day-to-day supervision
  3. Evidence of project management skills and working to tight deadlines
  4. Evidence of active engagement, personal role, and writing and publishing research papers, particularly for refereed journals
  5. Evidence of active engagement in designing research and capacity for writing applications for external research funding
  6. Evidence of research skills relevant to health services research
  7. Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills
  8. Evidence of thoroughness and attention to detail
  9. Capable of working independently as well as a team member
  • A commitment to continuous professional development

Desirable Criteria

  1. A PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent experience
  2. Quantitative data management and analysis skills
  3. Understanding and experience of achieving research ethics, R&D and information governance permissions to carry out studies in the NHS
  4. Experience of supervising undergraduate or postgraduate student projects
  5. Knowledge of policy and practice in the NHS, particularly in relation to emergency and unscheduled care

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Helen Snooks h.a.snooks@swansea.ac.uk 

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

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