|Salary:||£32,348 to £34,308 Grade 6a-b pro rata|
|Placed On:||6th December 2022|
|Closes:||5th January 2023|
Grade 6a-b: Salary in the range £32,348- £34,308 pro rata
Fixed term for 30 months (0.8FTE)
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk.
We provide an inclusive, dynamic research and training environment committed to open science and research integrity. We attract, retain, and develop a talented and diverse research workforce. Our teams are supported by a strong research and implementation infrastructure, integrated clinical partnerships, patient and public involvement, and (inter)national collaborations, in order to accelerate early adoption of best evidence into policy and practice, and of methodological innovation into research application.
This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s School of Medicine. The School incorporates research in mental and global health which is one of Keele University's strategic research areas. Our research covers a broad range of topics on mental health across UK and global healthcare contexts.
We seek a talented and dedicated mental health researcher with excellent project management skills to work closely with Professor Saeed Farooq on his portfolio of mental health studies. In addition to delivery of I-SWITCHED study, you will also provide coordination and management support to the overall mental health research group. You will develop project plans, manage study budgets and support patient and public involvement and community engagement activities. You will take a lead in drafting reports to the funder and also assist the research team to draft papers and expect this to result in several outputs that will have very high impact. You will also have opportunity to write study protocols and develop grant application for future funding. A clear understanding and knowledge of the NHS processes involved in setting up, efficient delivery and reporting of research projects is required for this post.
You will have a Masters in a relevant health related discipline or equivalent qualification or, able to provide evidence of successfully managing research projects with proven knowledge of delivering mental health research studies.
This will be an excellent opportunity for a mental health researcher to develop expertise in the management research projects. If you would like to discuss this position further, please do not hesitate to contact Prof Saeed Farooq (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.
Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.
Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies
Closing date for applications: 5th January 2023
Interviews will be held on: 18th January 2023
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