Vacancy ID:
9943
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Respiratory Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Part-time (0.5FTE, 18.75 hours per week), fixed term contract from 1st August 2024 to 31 July 2027
Salary details:
Grade 7 £38,205 pro rata due to funding restrictions
Hours per week:
18.75
29 May 2024
About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to apply high-level social science research skills, and research project management skills, for a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded study: “Development of an Integrated Pathway for Preschool Asthma/wheeze Management (IP2AM): a mixed methods study”. 

The study will involve qualitative research in acute hospital and primary care settings, interviews with patient families and healthcare staff, running workshops, data analysis, and co-design of interventions. The role will involve leading on the qualitative research workstreams of the study, working collaboratively and independently as part of a research team to achieve defined milestones and produce high quality research as part of the wider programme. 

About you

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our team.  The successful candidate will be able to evidence a good working knowledge of, and experience with qualitative research methods, excellent communication skills, and a track record of academic publications and dissemination. They should be able to work independently, and as part of a team to deliver the project aims, and be able to apply principles of best practice for coproduction and PPI (public and patient involvement in research). Previous experience of healthcare related research involving children, young people and their families is desirable. 

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr David Lo on [email protected] or Dr Hannah Brewin on [email protected]

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
 
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