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Research Associate

Health Research
Salary:   £27,831 to £32,236 pro-rata
Closing Date:   Friday 15 February 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 04 March 2019
Reference:  A2554

The International Observatory on End of Life Care within the Division of Health Research, is part of a consortium which has been awarded European Commission funding under the Horizon 2020 Programme MyPaL: Fostering Palliative Care of Adults and Children with Cancer through Advanced Patient Reported Outcome Systems. The project aims to investigate the use of electronic patient reported outcome systems adapted to the personal needs of the cancer patient and his/her caregiver(s). The MyPaL consortium involves 16 partners from 7 European countries, representing a number of disciplines and professions, and commercial organisations. 

You will be expected to assist with the dissemination work package, including promoting the project via a website, social media, ebook and an international conference. MyPaL was launched on the 1st January 2019 and will run for 42 months. 

The Faculty 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.

This is a part-time (0.5 FTE) fixed-term role until June 2022. There is flexibility regarding which days the successful applicant would be working. 

Please direct informal enquiries to Professor Sheila Payne ( or Dr Sean Hughes (

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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