Research Fellow, Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£33,797 - £40,322 per annum.
26 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Application closing date 16/08/2021
Salary £33,797 - £40,322 per annum.
Job category/type Research

Job description

School of Nursing and Midwifery is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow to maintain and support the Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register (NICPR). The successful candidate will be an active member of the research team assisting in:

  • Planning and delivery of NICPR activities,
  • Patient and public involvement activities, and
  • Development of research proposals related to the NICPR.

This is a Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Have, or be about to obtain, a relevant PhD e.g., nursing, midwifery, epidemiology, psychology or allied health.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience in child health, paediatrics, cerebral palsy or disability.
  • Experience in management and analyses of large quantitative datasets (using relevant software e.g., SPSS or STATA).
  • Experience of preparation and writing of scientific reports and a publication track record commensurate with stage of academic career.
  • Demonstrable experience of successful project management and compliance with relevant governance and quality standards.
  • Experience of working with paediatric healthcare teams in a clinical setting.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

Queen’s University Belfast is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fair participation and welcomes applications from all. However, our Fair Employment Equality Monitoring data tells us that individuals from the Protestant Community are also currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities.

For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, including our work in relation to Gender Equality (Athena SWAN), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Workplace Equality Index), Disability and Race (Race Equality Charter) please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity and/or www.qub.ac.uk/qgi

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Candidate Information

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Fiona Lynn on f.lynn@qub.ac.uk

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