Senior Research Associate - Faculty of Health Sciences

United Kingdom
£38,017 - £42,792
Dec 28, 2020
Jan 27, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The role

The post-holder will work on PRIME-Parkinson (Proactive and Integrated Management and Empowerment in Parkinson's Disease), a programme of research which will see the implementation of a new integrated care model designed specifically for people with Parkinson's disease. PRIME-Parkinson is designed to manage problems proactively, deliver integrated, multidisciplinary care and empower patients and their carers.

This post offers an excellent opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team at the University of Bristol and collaborators at participating NHS hospitals. Training and mentorship will be available to meet the specific aims of the research programme as well as the overall career development of the post-holder.

What will you be doing?

Over the next 12 months you will:
  • Provide epidemiological expertise to analyse data from PRIME-Parkinson workstreams and lead on the publication of these data in high quality, peer-reviewed, international journals.
  • Provide input into the innovative care model through your post-doctoral knowledge of ageing, Parkinson's disease, falls and / or bone health.
  • Contribute to grant applications, with the potential to lead on grant writing.

You should apply if
  • You have a track record of excellence in research and proven experience of independent research
  • You have knowledge and experience of epidemiology and significant expertise in data analyses
  • You have post-doctoral knowledge of ageing, Parkinson's, falls and / or bone health.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate verbally and in writing.

Informal enquires can be made to Dr Fiona Lithander,

Additional information

Contract type: Open ended with fixed funding until 30/11/2021

Work pattern: Full-time, occasional evenings and weekends

Grade: J

Salary: £38,017-£42,792 per annum

School/Unit: Bristol Medical School

This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on Monday 04th January 2021.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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