Research Fellow – Applied Health Research
University Of Birmingham
Research Fellow – Applied Health Research – 39859 – Grade 8 – (210001E9)
Institute of Applied Health Research Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK Full time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553, with potential progression once in post to £55,750 Grade 8 Full Time – FTC up to 28 February 2023 Closing date 8 August 21
To create and disseminate knowledge through initiating and conducting original research and through publication, as appropriate to the disciplinary area.
• Initiate and conduct original research which has measurable outcomes and is reflected in a growing national and often incipient international reputation • Plan, design and co-ordinate research activities and programmes • Contribute to the development of research strategies • Publish results of own research • Supervise PhD students • Contribute to the Department/School through management/leadership • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement activities, widening participation, schools outreach or similar activities at Department/School level or further within the University
To plan and carry out research, using appropriate methodology and techniques. The main research responsibility will be to manage and undertake the MRC TEST project, including: • Planning and coordinating work-streams to ensure timely completion of outputs • Liaising effectively with project team and advisory group • Supervision of other research staff • Organise and undertake research for relevant workstreams • Plan, publish and/or execute research findings in high quality journals and conferences
Additional activities may include: • Pursue personal research including developing research ideas and winning support, including financial support • Present research findings in high quality publications and conference proceedings • Develop novel methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research being pursued • Supervise and examine PhD students, both within and out with the University • Provide expert advice to colleagues and students within discipline • Contribute to the administration/management of research across the Department/School • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, and public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University • Contribute to some administrative activities within the University, typically relating to research • Apply knowledge in a way that develops new intellectual understanding • Actively manage equality, diversity and inclusion through monitoring and evaluation and actively challenging unacceptable behaviour
• A higher degree relevant to the research area (normally PhD) or equivalent qualifications • Extensive research experience and scholarship within the subjects of methodology and diagnostic test evaluation • Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods • Extensive experience and achievement in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity • Experience of championing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in own work area • Ability to monitor and evaluate the extent to which equality and diversity legislation, policies, procedures are applied • Ability to identify issues with the potential to impact on protected groups and take appropriate action
Informal enquiries to Prof Jon Deeks – firstname.lastname@example.org
Further particulars can be found here:https:// www. download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/MDSFPs.pdf
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