|Salary:||£33,348 to £43,155 per annum, pro-rata|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||16th March 2023|
|Closes:||30th March 2023|
Up to full time (minimum of 0.6 FTE), fixed term contract until 31 March 2028.
We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.
You will join Warwick Medical School, Division of Health Sciences to support Warwick Evidence and the exciting new work programme of West Midlands Evidence Synthesis Group (WM-ESG), one of nine new Evidence Synthesis Groups in the UK. The main focus of your work will be in providing research support in information science and evidence synthesis to systematic reviews for the National Institute for Health Research Evidence Synthesis Programme (NIHR ESP) and for other policy makers. You will provide information specialist support for rapid reviews, systematic reviews, health technology assessments and evidence syntheses and contribute to methodological and reviewing research. There may be opportunities to work with staff across Warwick Medical School and Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (WCTU) on the development of grant proposals, systematic reviews and other research work. There may be opportunities to develop your skills in systematic reviewing and clinical effectiveness assessment.
You will work with a multidisciplinary team of information specialists, health economists, statisticians, modellers and systematic reviewers in appraising evidence on a wide variety of topics, including the clinical and cost effectiveness of health technologies (including drugs, devices and diagnostics), public health and social care, by providing information science expertise. Work undertaken will directly inform health policy at the national level.
You will have a Library/Information Management qualification, together with a good degree and good analytical and IT skills. You will have previous experience of searching online bibliographic databases and document management. A high level of editing and writing skills is also essential to this role. Previous experience of supporting and undertaking systematic reviews and health technology assessments is desirable. You will be an excellent communicator (both written and oral) and will be highly skilled in literature searching. Skills in data extraction, critical appraisal and formatting reports are also desirable.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Rachel Court R.A.Court@warwick.ac.uk or Dr Lena Al-Khudairy: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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