Research Fellow

Queens University Belfast
July 18 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

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

Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Heather Anderson, email:

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 6 September 2017

Starting salary: £32,004 per annum

Closing date: Wednesday 16 August 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

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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