|Salary:||£37,467 per annum|
|Placed On:||22nd December 2021|
|Closes:||23rd January 2022|
The Contemporary Drug & Alcohol Studies (CDAS) programme at the University of the West of Scotland is seeking a full-time fixed term (18 months) Research Fellow to work on a Chief Scientist Office funded study called ‘Using foil for drug administration: exploring the views and experience of people who use drugs’. This project is led by Dr. Karen Dunleavy and Dr. Aileen O’Gorman.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher with expertise in qualitative research and an interest in drug use, addiction, harms associated with illicit drug use or harm reduction and who has experience of researching or working with marginalised populations including people who use drugs.
Key duties include:
Other elements of the role include organising and participating in team meetings and stakeholder events, and contributing to report writing, academic papers and other dissemination events.
PPI is central to the design and delivery of this project, in line with INVOLVE’s guidance on public engagement and co-production (https://www.invo.org.uk/).
The successful candidate will ideally be educated to PhD level or equivalent. Excellent organisational skills coupled with highly developed communication, relationship building and teamwork skills are essential qualities for this post, as is the ability to work independently.
The post requires travel to research sites in Glasgow. The successful post holder will be subject to a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Disclosure Check prior to commencement of this post.
Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/
Closing date: Sunday 23rd January 2022
Interview date: Monday 31st January 2022
Please note that the University will be closed over the Christmas period from 22nd December 2021 - 4th January 2022 inclusive, re-opening on 5th January 2022.
UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.
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