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Research Fellow (Systematic Reviewer)

Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,076 - 38,183 a year
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Role Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated research fellow with experience in systematic reviewing to contribute to the multi-disciplinary team in the Martin House Research Centre ( ).

You will be a member of the Martin House Research Centre working under the direction of Dr Lorna Fraser and Professor Bryony Beresford at the University of York. This Centre is based in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York and is a collaboration with the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of York (, the University of Leeds and Martin House Children’s Hospice ( The Centre’s aim is to undertake high quality research that will help to ensure that all children with life-limiting conditions and their families receive equitable, high quality care.

You will be responsible for developing review question(s) and protocol, liasing with the information specialists, screening, database management, data extraction, quality assessment, synthesis and report writing.  You will therefore be required to demonstrate that you have highly developed communications skills to effectively engage a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing.

You should have a PhD in a relevant topic area and experience of undertaking systematic reviews which include qualitative data.  You will also have experience of using Endnote or other bibliographic software.  Attention to detail and commitment to producing high quality work combined with the ability to plan and prioritise your work are essential to carry out this role.

This is a full-time, fixed term post for 12 months with the potential for extensions subject to availability of further funding.  For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Lorna Fraser at

This post is full time (37 hours a week), fixed term for a period of 12 months.

Salary: £31,067 - £38,183

Closing date: 23 July 2017

Reference: 5816

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