Reporting to: Professor Daniel Frings
An exciting opportunity for a researcher with a background in trial / evaluation management. The post is funded for 0.5 WTE (2.5 days week) for 24 months February/March 2022 - March 2024
MAIN ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Key roles activities include:
- With support from the Principal Investigator, co-investigators and other team members, implement the project plan to achieve the programme deliverables to time and budget. Activities include (but are not limited to);
- Prepare and submit ethics applications, pre-registrations, etc for primary and secondary data analysis
- Collect data from focus groups, interviews and other qualitative data sources
- Conduct primarily qualitative data analyses
- Support the project’s PPIE (Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement) activities
- Produce bespoke project reports and delivering presentations to stakeholders.
- Support the write up of publications and dissemination of research findings producing high quality research outputs, including publications in peer-reviewed journals at acceptable level of volume and academic excellence.
- Provide regular progress updates to the Principal Investigator, project and stakeholders to ensure delivery on-time to specific quality and cost requirements.
- Make presentations at conferences and stakeholder events, and disseminate research through informal routes via the internet, the media and other forms of public engagement.
- Liaise with research sites (may include site visits), funders, PPI groups, the technology company
- Attend events, to promote the teams and where appropriate, present research.
- Conduct other duties in line with the role as may reasonably be requested.
- PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional qualifications or experience
Knowledge and Experience
- Knowledge and experience of service evaluation/trial management in health settings
- Knowledge and experience of statistical analysis methodologies in health settings
- Advanced qualitative data analysis skills
- Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, and manage a project workload
- Strong IT skills and ability to utilise a variety of software (i.e Nvivo, LWIC, etc)
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, equality and diversity, and its practical application within the context of the University’s Behavioural Framework.
- Ability to scope and subsequently implement the delivery of identified parts of large projects
- Teamwork: Actively seek to promote positive and open working relationships, co-operating and liaising with others to achieve goals. Building and maintaining an environment of co-operation and trust within the team, Division and Institute.
- Communication: Communicate regularly, clearly and effectively with staff using the full range of communication methods: face to face; electronically and in writing.
- Customer Service Excellence: Actively seek feedback on your work and respond to it in a positive way that meets the needs of our students, staff, clients and partners.
- Complex Analytical Reasoning: Assess issues from a range of different perspectives combined with an ability to understand and reason using both qualitative and quantitative data.
- Initiative: Be willing to go beyond the normal constraints, and apply lateral thinking approaches to problem-solving. To question and challenge the status quo in ways which improve quality and performance.
- Experience of undertaking evaluation projects with public sector partners
- Experience in research in NHS settings, including gatekeeper permission, data collection and collaborations
- Willingness to work flexible hours as the project dictates
To apply, please send your CV to Nicoleta Virlan on email@example.com or click the 'Apply' button above.