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Job Opportunity: Senior Research Fellow PenARC

Posted on August 15th 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Research Fellow with expertise in qualitative methods and health services research to join the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences at The University of Plymouth.

Based in the Community and Primary Care Research Group this is an opportunity to develop and lead a programme of research and implementation within the National Institute for Health Research's Peninsula Applied Research Collaboration (PenARC). working locally and nationally with leading academics, key stakeholders and communities.

An important part of the role will be to build on opportunities and partnerships with leading health services researchers across the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter as well as interacting with NHS and health and social care providers both across the South West and nationally, including contributing to evaluation and implementation. The postholder will be expected to lead and develop research teams and projects that may be located in several geographical regions, leading or supporting the establishment of a programme of research and implementation activity relating to one or more of the following: multi-morbidity, frailty and long term conditions; mental health; delivering personalised care and/or addressing inequalities; hospital based redesign; primary care networks and integrated care.

The role will involve actively identifying and developing health services research at local, regional and national level and the postholder will expected to be a co-applicant or principal investigator for seeking external funding, promoting the research programme and disseminating the outcomes.

Learn more & apply here

Job description

Deadline 15th September

Interviews likely 2nd October

For further information, please contact Professor Richard Byng, Dr Nick Axford or Dr Kerryn Husk via

This is a fixed-term position until 30th September 2024 due to funding and whilst it is envisaged as a full-time post, part-time and flexible working arrangements will be considered.






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