|Salary:||£38,205 to £44,263 per annum|
|Placed On:||27th September 2023|
|Closes:||22nd October 2023|
Closing Date: Sunday 22 October 2023
Interview Date: TBC
The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health & Medicine is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Associate, to work as part of the International Observatory on End of Life Care. The post holder will play a key role in a study mapping illness trajectories for people with advanced cancer receiving immunotherapy treatment, with Lancaster Medical School (LMS) and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. The research is funded by North West Cancer Research (NWCR).
The post holder will work with Professor Sarah Brearley and colleagues from DHR, LMS and The Christie in the preparation & delivery of the study. This is likely to include the whole range of research skills including conducting and analysing qualitative interviews with patients receiving immunotherapy, analysing data from a survey, organising and conducting collaborative panel meetings (deliberative panel), and preparing papers for publication. He/she will demonstrate excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work alongside a range of staff and other stakeholders (such as patient representatives & NWCR) from across the North West.
You must have PhD qualification in a relevant discipline, experience of conducting research in health care environments and using qualitative methodologies. Ideally, you will have experience in supportive care or end of life care research. Experience of working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary research team and with service users/relatives and clinicians, would be a definite advantage. We are looking for a committed individual with an interest in becoming a key part of our end of life research team.
The International Observatory on End of Life Care conducts high quality cutting edge research and provides innovative educational programmes to improve palliative & end of life care for patients & family members. See www.lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/research/ioelc/.
The Faculty provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly & flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education.
We are open to discussing job share opportunities/part-time working & flexible working arrangements including working week & days/hours worked, flexible start and finish times or condensed hours.
You will join us on an indefinite contract, however, the role remains contingent on external funding, which at this time, is due to come to an end 13 months from start of contract.
For further information, please contact:
Professor Sarah Brearley email@example.com or
Professor Catherine Walshe email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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