Applications are invited for an experienced Researcher to join the Rehabilitation research group at the Kadoorie Critical Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit at the Botnar Research Institute, Oxford, reporting to Professor Sallie Lamb.
You will be responsible for undertaking a series of qualitative and sociological research evaluations of clinical and health care interventions. The role involves planning and conducting interviews with patients, members of the public, clinicians and research methodologists, on a range of healthcare interventions, and undertaking analysis from an appropriate theoretical perspective. You will ensure that projects are delivered to a high quality standard, on time and within budget. Also, you will contribute to the development of research funding applications and fellowships. You will also prepare publications, as either first or co-author as appropriate, and provide mentoring/supervising for junior members of the department and postgraduate/doctoral students.
You must possess a PhD in Sociology, with a specialisation in inequalities or equivalent, and demonstrable experience in methodology, supervision and conduct of sociological and other forms of healthcare research. You will have a record of publications in high quality peer reviewed journals and the ability to develop and deliver high quality research. Proven ability in contributing to generating external funding to support research projects, IT competency with knowledge and understanding of ICH-GCP, and good interpersonal and communication skills are also essential. Experience of supervising students and of working in an academic research environment are desirable.
This is a full or part-time fixed-term appointment for 12 months in the first instance.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Wednesday 8 May 2013.
You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
Deadline: Wednesday 8 May 2013