Research Associate - Institute of Clinical Sciences

University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
£27,511.00 - £33,797.00
Apr 11, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Part Time
Position Details
  • Institute of Clinical Sciences
  • Full time starting salary is normally in the range £27,511 to £30,046, with potential progression once in post to £33,797
  • Grade 6
  • Part Time FTC up to 18 months (50% FTE)

Job Summary

To assist in research (by carrying out data collection or analyses) to create knowledge through providing research support for projects and research groups.

Project title:

Development and testing of a training programme to support clinicians with patients from South Asian background attending rheumatology clinics

Aims to deliver:
  • To develop and test a training programme for healthcare professionals combining culturally tailored rheumatology education with shared decision-making training. This training package aims to change clinicians' behaviour and improve skills and confidence to support condition management and medication adherence in patients of South Asian origin when they attend rheumatology clinics.

Main Duties
  • Collect research data; this may be through a variety of research methods, such as scientific experimentation, literature reviews, and research interviews
  • Analyse research data as directed
  • Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters
  • Develop or adapt techniques, models and methods
  • Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
  • Carry out administrative tasks related directly to the delivery of the research

Person Specification
  • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject area
  • Practical experience of applying the relevant skills and techniques
  • Ability to analyse information and communicate effectively
  • Ability to access and organise resources successfully

Further particulars can be found here

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