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Current vacancies:

Research Associate Organising Care Theme

Job reference: BMH-022754

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date: 07-09-2023

Salary: £36,024-£44,263 per annum depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

School/Directorate: School of Health Sciences

Hours per week: Full Time (1 FTE)

Contract Duration: Fixed Term From Start Date until 30th September 2024

More details

We wish to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and self-motivated qualitative researcher to join the Organising Care Research Theme within the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration for Greater Manchester (ARC-GM), based at the University of Manchester.


You will need excellent skills in qualitative research methods developed in health or social care settings.


This position offers the opportunity to contribute to research in the ARC-GM Organising Care Theme that informs the planning and delivery of integrated health and care services that are effective, efficient and equitable.  


All evaluations will have both qualitative and quantitative components, with qualitative and quantitative researchers working closely together. The post holder will lead the qualitative aspects of the research. They will use observational and interview-based methods to understand and examine how new models of care and service delivery are being implemented and adopted and their impacts on the health and/or social care workforce, patients and carers. Integral to the post is engagement with stakeholders in health and social care, including patients and members of the public.


We have a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for our staff and students, and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. As the School is committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  All appointments will be made on merit.


What you will get in return:


  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers


As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.


Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here


Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.


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Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:


Name: Dr Fay Bradley or Dr Ross Atkinson


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.


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