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NIHR Research Training Fellow in Systematic Review

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
24,983 - 26,495 Per year
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Role Description

The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) has been awarded a prestigious NIHR funded Fellowships in Systematic Review, which provides a fully funded MSc in applied health research alongside practical training in evidence synthesis through supported project work.

We encourage applications for this Fellowship from academically outstanding and highly motivated graduates in science and social science subjects.

The Fellowship will combine (i) MSc tuition in applied health research methods with (ii) practical training in key research synthesis methods (iii) in-depth coaching in individual participant data (IPD) synthesis. The successful candidate will train in systematic review/evidence synthesis in CRD and will contribute to range of research projects to gain broad experience. They will register for an MSc in Applied Health Research to be carried out part-time over two years in the Department of Health Sciences (DoHS). The fellowship will be supervised by Professor Lesley Stewart and Dr Bob Phillips.

You will hold (or expect to gain) a first or upper second class honours degree, have an aptitude for research and ambition to develop a career in evidence synthesis and health research. You will have strong quantitative skills. We particularly welcome applications from graduates from science and social science disciplines who wish to transition to health research.

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