Vacancy_@CLAHRC_EM Research Associate @SocSciHealth @uniofleicester

NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands’ Implementing Evidence and Improvements theme

We wish to appoint an experienced researcher to provide high level social science research skills to the SAPPHIRE Research Group. You will work to support one of two research projects funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) East Midlands, relating to the role of patient and public involvement in the CLAHRC’s work, and the influence of evidence produced on the CLAHRC on healthcare commissioning and provision decisions in the region. You may also contribute to other ongoing research projects as required.

You will be responsible for conducting research that results in significant contributions to meeting the funder’s expectations and developing peer-reviewed journal articles in areas of interest to the SAPPHIRE Group, particularly in the area of organisational change, implementation of evidence and quality and safety in the NHS. As experienced researchers with a high level of methodological and theoretical expertise, you will contribute to informing the direction of research projects towards their goals. This will include involvement in detailed project design, protocol specification, project management, and organisation of and contribution to team meetings.

Further details can be found here: Applications close at midnight on 15th December 2016.

Please contact Professor Graham Martin ( for further information or to discuss the post(s).

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