Current Vacancies in ScHARR
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Health Services Research (HSR)
Job Title: Research Associate
Salary: Grade 7, £30,175 - £38,183 per annum (pro-rata)
Closing date: 19 May 2017
This post is part-time (60% WTE) and fixed-term for 12 months.
The Medical Care Research Unit (MCRU) in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) requires a Research
Associate to work in collaboration with health service researchers responsible for carrying out qualitative research and
systematic reviews for research studies. On a day to day basis this will include undertaking face to face interviews and focus
groups, coding data, supporting analysis and writing publications. There will also be work to support ongoing systematic
reviews. Specifically, during the course of the one year appointment you will work across two projects simultaneously:
1) Drivers of demand for emergency and urgent care (DEUCE)
2) Identifying approaches to developing complex interventions (INDEX)
The successful applicant will be based at the University of Sheffield, but will spend some time away from the office
undertaking qualitative data collection. Therefore, the ability and willingness to travel is essential.
You will have a good honours degree in a Health or Social Science related discipline, and a Masters or PhD in an appropriate
topic (or equivalent experience). You will have experience of working in an academic or health context, have an awareness of
ethics and governance requirements for health and social care research, and will also be an effective communicator and good