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Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed term, Part time)

School of Medicine - Lifespan and Population Health

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £30,487 to £45,585 per annum, pro rata depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 04 March 2024
Reference:  MED602923

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Research Associate/Fellow to lead participant recruitment, qualitative data collection and analysis to improve the care of children and young people with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). Information will be collected from children and young people, parents/carers, doctors, nurses, and other professionals, working in different hospitals and clinics across the UK to understand the current clinical care that is being given. 

Working collaboratively within our multidisciplinary team, which includes external academic partners and NHS Trusts, you will lead the planning and delivery of qualitative interviews with children and young people, parents/carers and healthcare professionals. You will then work with the wider research team to consider these findings to understand how FH is diagnosed and managed over time and what the key information needs are for young people and families for starting and continuing optimal FH treatment.

You will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience in research area OR near to completion of a PhD and have experience of collecting and analysing qualitative data, along with experience of recruiting and engaging participants for research and working collaboratively.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being and development of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

This is a part-time (22 hours), fixed-term role until 30th September 2024. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Manpreet Bains tel: 0115 8231360 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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