Research Fellow

Employer
Queens University Belfast
Location
Other
Posted
July 18 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Queen's University Belfast


Research Fellow Ref: 17/105696


School of Pharmacy


The School of Pharmacy is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow who will contribute to a NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research which will determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of pharmacist independent prescribing in care homes. The programme of research will be conducted in four sites: Norwich, Bradford, Aberdeen and Belfast. The appointed Fellow will have responsibility for the work to be undertaken in Belfast which will consist of identification of outcome measures for a future trial, interviews/focus groups with a variety of key stakeholders, recruitment of participants and sites, feasibility testing of a training package proposed and intervention, and testing of the intervention in a pilot cluster randomised controlled study. The post is available from October/November 2017 for a period of 12 months in the first instance (with the possibility of extension).


Further information about the School can be obtained at www.qub.ac.uk/pha


Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Heather Anderson, email: h.anderson@qub.ac.uk


Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 6 September 2017


Starting salary: £32,004 per annum


Closing date: Wednesday 16 August 2017


Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on personnel@qub.ac.uk.


The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.


 



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