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Research Fellow - 2 years

Job Reference: 389-A-18-22587

Employer:
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Born in Bradford
Location:
Bradford
Salary:
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum

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FIXED TERM 2 YEARS

Brief Description of the Role:

We have a vacancy for a research fellow to work on the Born in Bradford research project. BiB is one of the largest and most exciting health research projects in the UK. This family cohort study aims to examine environmental, psychological and genetic factors that impact on health and development perinatally, during childhood and subsequent adult life, and those that influence their parents’ health and wellbeing. The post holder will have the opportunity to work on a number of projects within BiB.

The Research Fellow will work with senior academics from Bradford, Leeds, York and Bristol to co-ordinate research projects within the Born in Bradford research programme. They will co-ordinate the key research and operational tasks required to ensure project milestones are achieved, and will contribute to dissemination and engagement activities.

They will support the development of research grant applications under the direction of senior academics within the team and contribute to writing of academic papers. The post holder will be encouraged to develop their own research interests in line with core topic areas within Born in Bradford, which may include taking a lead for peer reviewed papers and performing quantitative or qualitative data analysis using existing or newly collected data. This is a full-time, fixed term post for 2 years. The post will be based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research at the Bradford Royal Infirmary.

For informal enquires please contact Katy Shire, Senior Research Fellow, Tel: 01274 364474).

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, subsidised restaurants, Excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Closing Date: 17.06.18 (This date may change dependent on the response)

Interview Date: 03.07.18




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