Research Associate in Pharmacy Practice

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 per annum
13 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 26/02/2019
Salary : £32,236 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry
Hours Per week : Full Time (Part Time hours will also be considered)
Contract Duration : Starting as soon as possible until 31 December 2019

The University of Manchester invites applications from outstanding candidates with a proven track research record in the area of Health Services Research for a position of Research Associate. The post will be available immediately. Funding is available to undertake this post on a full or part-time basis.

You will join the Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety in the Division of Pharmacy and Optometry, and will act as lead researcher when undertaking projects focusing on safe prescribing and drug monitoring in the prison setting. You will also be expected to work on other medicines safety projects underway within the research group. The key purpose of this post is to complete these medicines safety projects for specific funded programmes, and will therefore involve delivery of projects in a timely and rigorous fashion and to a strict timetable and budget. This will involve liaison with the project team and wider external collaborators.

You will have a PhD or equivalent research qualification in relevant health services research. You will have previous experience in quantitative and/or mixed methods research skills relevant to the duties of the post, including the use of appropriate software packages (e.g. for data analysis). You will also have a track record of publishing outputs from these studies (such as peer reviewed publications and conference presentations).

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this role.

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 the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Richard Keers


Tel: 0161 275 2414

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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