Vacancy ID:
2365
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Health Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Part-time (0.5 FTE 18.75 hours) Fixed term contract for 12 months
Salary details:
Grade 7 £34,804 to £40,322 pro rata
Hours per week:
18.75
08 Mar 2021
About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a research associate to join the University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences. Based in the Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research (SAPPHIRE) group, you will conduct literature reviews and qualitative research with patients as part of a large mixed-method project Strengthening the resilience of acute care: An in-depth study of resilient local health systems in a time of COVID-19.

About you

We are seeking an excellent candidate who is highly skilled in collection and analysis of qualitative data. You will be educated to degree level and have a PhD, or in the process of submitting a PhD, in a relevant social or health science discipline.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

For information enquiries, please contact Carolyn Tarrant on ccp3@leicester.ac.uk  

As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here
 

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 working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. 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.
 
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of a Standard Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.

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