Vacancy ID:
3739
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Respiratory Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Full-time, fixed term contract until 31 March 2022
Salary details:
Grade 6 £28,756 to £33,309 per annum
Hours per week:
37.5
28 Sep 2021
About the role

There are two positions available, one in qualitative research and the other in quantitative. Both job summary forms are attached to this advert and are available for you to download, when applying please advise which you would prefer to be considered for.

In this role you will provide research skills to support the Global Research Group for Respiratory Rehabilitation (RECHARGE) project whilst contributing as a team member with in the Centre of Exercise and Rehabilitation Centre (CERS) at the University of Leicester.

RECHARGE is an international project that plans to build on existing research collaborations with partners in Kyrgyzstan and Uganda and support new collaborations with teams in India, Sri Lanka and Malawi, centred on an intervention to reduce disability, known as pulmonary rehabilitation (PR). Together RECHARGE will co-produce, implement and evaluate culturally and context appropriate PR interventions and associated workforce development programmes (Work Package 1). RECHARGE will develop and implement an international PR database that will promote and facilitate a step change in research collaboration and knowledge exchange in PR (Work Package 2). Research capacity development, project management and research dissemination will be delivered through Work Package 3.

The Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (CERS) focuses on enhancing the physical and emotional wellbeing of individuals with chronic respiratory and cardiac disease.  Its specialist research, implementation and clinical teams at the University Hospitals of Leicester work together to develop and test new treatments and services to ensure patients receive the best possible care.

About you

With a relevant postgraduate degree and ideally a PhD, you will have significant research experience and evidence of research productivity.

You must have experience in qualitative/quantitative health research with excellent organisation and time management skills, able to plan ahead to assure project deadlines are met and standards are maintained. You will also be a strong communicator, able to build relationships and networks and work collaboratively within the research team, the wider Department and across the research community.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Mark Orme on mwo4@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 

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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