Research Fellow, Patient Safety Translational Research Centre

Manchester, United Kingdom
£40,792 to £50,132 per annum according to experience (pro rata if working part time)
15 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 18/02/2019
Salary : £40,792 to £50,132 per annum according to experience (pro rata if working part time)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry
Hours Per week : Full time, job share or part time applications are welcome
Contract Duration : 12 months from start date with a possible extension to 31 July 2022

The NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre Greater Manchester seeks a full-time Research Fellow for 12 months in the first instance with a possible extension to 31 July 2022. Funding is available to undertake this post on a full-time basis, but job-share or part-time working applications would be welcome.

The University Principal Investigator and Director will be Professor Stephen Campbell. This post will be appointed in the Medication Safety theme under the line management of Professor Darren Ashcroft. The key purpose of this post is to provide high quality project management for the relevant PSTRC Greater Manchester projects, ensuring delivery of projects in a timely and rigorous fashion and to a strict timetable and budget. This will involve extensive liaison with the project team and collaborators.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in relevant health services research. You will have significant demonstrable previous experience in qualitative and quantitative research skills relevant to the research theme, including the use of the appropriate software packages. The successful candidate will have a track record in the delivery of high quality health services research ideally related to patient and/or medication safety and in leading on publishing papers in peer reviewed journals.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Darren Ashcroft


Tel: 0161 275 4299

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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