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Research Fellow (Qualitative)

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

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position to work on a new National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research programme, led by Professor Jim McCambridge.  The programme aims to design and evaluate an intervention that develops the health and well-being role of community pharmacies in relation to alcohol and medication use.  The purpose of this post is to conduct a range of qualitative studies within the programme. 

Working under the supervision of senior colleagues, the main duties of the role are to collect and analyse qualitative data, including audio-recorded discussions, patient interviews, stakeholder workshops and a pharmacist cohort study.  You will participate in the communication of findings to different groups through written reports, peer-reviewed journal papers, presentations and meetings.  The post requires assisting in the development of proposals and funding applications for new research projects.

You will hold a PhD in a relevant subject, with a significant qualitative component.  You should have knowledge of a range of qualitative research techniques and methodologies, including conducting interviews (with individuals or groups), in an NHS or similar healthcare setting.  Experience of using qualitative analysis methods and data analysis software, and the ability to contribute to the write up and dissemination of research findings, are also required.

This is a fixed term post for 4 years from 1 January 2018 and the salary is in the range £31,076 - £38,183 a year. The post is full time and the hours of work are 37 a week.

For informal queries about the position please contact Dr Duncan Stewart: or Prof Jim McCambridge:

Closing date for applications is 30 July 2017

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