The Mental Health and Addiction Research Group within the Department of Health Sciences is looking to appoint a Research Fellow with experience of conducting evidence syntheses and qualitative research with patients, carers or healthcare staff. You will be part of the DIAMONDS Programme (Diabetes and Mental Illness, Improving Outcomes and Self-management), which aims to improve diabetes care and outcomes for people with severe mental illness. In this role, you will work with the Chief Investigator, Dr Namja Siddiqi and the Programme Manager, as part of a multidisciplinary team based in York.
The successful applicant with work with the DIAMONDS research team in carrying out the first phase of the Programme to conduct a review of the literature and qualitative interview study to inform development of a self-management intervention. This will include conducting individual and focus group interviews with patients, carers and healthcare staff. You must be able to demonstrate your knowledge and experience of using qualitative research methods in health services research and the ability to write up research work for publication.
You will be required to develop excellent working relationships both internally and externally, attending and contributing to appropriate meetings. The post will be based at the University of York, although you will be expected to travel to research sites across England to undertake fieldwork and attend project meetings.
Key requirements: (see candidate brief for more details)
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Najma Siddiqi at email@example.com
Interviews to take place 19 July 2018.
Vacancy Reference: 6749
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