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Senior Research Associate in Health Service Research

Faculty of Health & Medicine
Location:  Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK
Salary:   £38,205 to £44,263 pro rata (part time, indefinite with end date contract)
Closing Date:   Wednesday 26 June 2024
Interview Date:   Friday 05 July 2024
Reference:  0570-24

Following the award of funds from the National Institute for Health and Social Care Research, Lancaster Medical School are looking for a Senior Research Associate to join a team looking to develop new infrastructures for supporting decision making for radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer.

You will work alongside the Project’s Research Fellow and the joint lead applicants based at Lancaster and Bangor Universities but will be based at Lancaster University in the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

The main responsibility of the role is to take responsibility for the design, delivery and analysis of an on-line survey to understand current models and methods for shared decision-making during consent for radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer, working with other members of the research team including co-investigators from project partners, The Christie Hospital, Radiotherapy UK, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and South Tees Hospital.

You will have experience of preparing and analyzing surveys in a clinical or academic setting and a knowledge of policy document analysis.

Lancaster Medical School is based on the Lancaster University campus in the recently built Health Innovation One building. The Faculty of Health and Medicine provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic people for this role in order to increase our staff diversity in this part of the University.

You are encouraged to contact Dr Lisa Ashmore (Project Lead) l.ashmore@lancaster.ac.uk or Dr Hilary Stewart (Research Fellow) H.Stewart4@Lancaster.ac.uk for further information about the position.

This is a 0.5 FTE role, funded for 8 months in the first instance, to start as soon after 1st September 2024 as possible.

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