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Research Fellow

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

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 contribute to the conduct and management of studies within the programme. 

Working under the supervision of senior colleagues, the main duties of the role are to assist in the planning and co-ordination of the research programme, the collection, analysis and interpretation of research data, and conduct of a systematic review.  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.

Key requirements

You will hold a PhD in a relevant subject. You should have knowledge of a range of research techniques and methodologies and experience of conducting research in an NHS or similar healthcare setting.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute to the write up and dissemination of research findings, are also required.

The post is available from 1st January 2018.  For informal queries about the position please contact Dr Duncan Stewart:  or Prof Jim McCambridge:

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