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About the role

We are seeking a highly motivated researcher to join the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) in the Department of Health Sciences at University of Leicester.

Using highly developed research consultancy skills, you will provide clear, expert and authoritative methodological advice and design support to research teams throughout the East Midlands; assisting them to develop high quality funding applications to national, peer-reviewed funding schemes for health and social care research.


About you

You will have exceptional expertise in a variety of quantitative research designs and methods, outstanding communication and consultancy skills, and a proven ability to contribute to the development of successful funding applications.

You will also have expertise in statistics, health economics and/or epidemiology and be able to advise researchers in a variety of quantitative designs, methods and approaches.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Martin Williams on mjw48@leicester.ac.uk.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.