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Current vacancies:

Research Associate (Implementation Science Theme)

Job reference: BMH-018919

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date: 2022-05-23

Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 pro rata, per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

School/Directorate: Psychology & Mental Health

Hours per week: 0.5FTE

Contract Duration: 24 months

More details

This post is hosted by the Implementation Science Theme within the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration for Greater Manchester (NIHR ARC-GM) and is funded via the and is funded via the NIHR’s National Priority Area Research Programme 2020-23 via the ‘Prevention including Behavioural Risk Factors’ Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Consortium


This Consortium is led by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC). The successful applicants will support this NIHR National Priority Area funded programme which seeks to evaluate the implementation and routinisation, and effectiveness and return on investment of ‘NHS-funded tobacco dependence services’ in a number of acute, maternity, and mental health settings across England.


You will work with Chris Armitage, Professor of Health Pyschology, as well as other members of the ARC-GM Implementation Science Research Theme, and the ‘NHS-funded Tobacco dependence services’ research team.


You will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g., Health Psychology) and have experience of using quantitative and qualitative research methods, conducting qualitative interviews and using appropriate data analysis methods. 


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:


Name: Professor Chris Armitage




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