Research Associate/Senior Research Associate/Clinical Research Fellow - Bristol Medical School 

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
19 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate/Clinical Research Fellow 

Job number    ACAD103066 
Division/School   Bristol Medical School 
Contract type   Fixed term contract staff 
Working pattern   Part time 
Salary   £30,605 – £48,123 per annum pro rata on Grade I or J, or Clinical Research Fellow Grade 
Closing date for applications   14-Jan-2018 

The purpose of the post is to give research experience to front-line practitioners in primary care and the community to deepen their understanding of evidence based practice and develop their research skills so that they will be able to formulate research questions, identify the appropriate methodology to answer these and take forward their own projects as well as collaborate in future studies.
This post offers an excellent opportunity for a frontline primary care clinician (GP, practice nurse, community nurse) or other established community practitioner - in public health, mental health, (psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse or clinical psychologist), child health, physiotherapy or pharmacy - to join a research group working within the academic centres of primary care, public health, child health or mental health within Population Health Sciences (PHS) in Bristol Medical School (BRMS).
The 18-month post will enable hands-on experience of research methods and the capacity to collaborate with academic researchers in PHS. Depending on the research group and specific research project, the methods could include systematic review/meta-analysis, survey design and conduct, quantitative and/or qualitative data collection and analysis, proposal writing, conference presentations and paper writing. To complement the hands-on experience of research, the post-holder will have access to relevant short courses delivered in PHS.

Name and email details for informal contact/s:  

Gene Feder (primary care) 
Matt Hickman (public health) 
Stan Zamitt (mental health)
Esther Crawley (child and adolescent health)

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.  

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