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Job opportunity - Quality Assurance Manager

Posted on September 22nd 2016
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Job opportunity - Quality Assurance Manager

The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) is seeking to appoint a Quality Assurance Manager to implement, manage and monitor quality assurance systems to ensure that all studies are consistently conducted to the highest standards in accordance with current legislative and regulatory frameworks.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a detailed knowledge of research governance processes and a sound understanding of quality assurance as applied throughout the entire life cycle of clinical trials. The PenCTU has retained full UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registration status since 2007 and has a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other...

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Job opportunity - Clinical Trials Facilitator

Posted on September 16th 2016
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Job opportunity - Clinical Trials Facilitator

The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) is seeking to appoint a Clinical Trials Facilitator to contribute to the delivery of an effective clinical trial management service.

The Clinical Trials Facilitator will work with a multi-disciplinary team of trial managers, data managers, programmers and clinicians to ensure the successful development and delivery of a wide portfolio of clinical studies.

The applicant must have experience of working in health services research, clinical research or a clinical environment in an NHS, academic or commercial setting and must be conversant with current research governance requirements for clinical trials.

The ideal candidate should be experienced in the advanced...

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Job opportunity - Graduate Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Fellow

Posted on September 16th 2016
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Job opportunity - Graduate Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Fellow

The University of Exeter Medical School are looking to recruit a Graduate Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Research Associate/ Postdoctoral Research Fellow (depending upon experience) to support the work of Professor Christabel Owens.

The successful applicant will join a large, multi-disciplinary research team, co-ordinated by Professor Richard Byng at the University of Plymouth, on the NIHR-funded programme grant: 'ENGAGER II: Developing and evaluating a collaborative care intervention for offenders with common mental health problems, near to and after release.'

The post will involve analysing data from a number of focus groups carried out with male offenders who have recently been released from prison. The post...

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Job opportunity - Research Assistant

Posted on September 15th 2016
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Job opportunity - Research Assistant

We are looking to recruit a Research Assistant to join the thriving and expanding Primary Care Group within Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. The ideal candidate will have experience or sufficient knowledge of psychometrics/questionnaire development and database management skills. The primary function of the role will be to work on several research projects, which will initially involve supporting the development of a patient experience measure and maintaining a database of person centred coordinated care measures. The Research Assistant will also support research projects adopted by PenCLAHRC, in addition to assisting senior researchers to develop research funding proposals,...

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Job opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Services Research

Posted on August 11th 2016
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Job opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Services Research

We are looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to support the work of PenCLAHRC, the National Institute of Health Research's Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula (http://clahrc-peninsula.nihr.ac.uk/).  The successful applicant will work on a range of existing and new PenCLAHRC projects as well as playing an active role in identifying new topic areas for development.

The post offers an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful and enthusiastic team committed to improving public health and patient outcomes through innovative health research and implementation. PenCLAHRC's novel ground-up approach to co-produce research, led...

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Job opportunity - Research Assistant

Posted on June 21st 2016
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Job opportunity - Research Assistant

This is a new post within the Clinical Trials and Populations Studies research group within the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. It is part of an NIHR funded systematic review of physical activity and alcohol and substance use disorders with stakeholder engagement. The project is part of a wider scheme of work within the research group involving disadvantaged groups and those with complex needs.

The Research Assistant will support the completion of a systematic review of physical activity interventions for alcohol and substance use disorders with stakeholder engagement.  They will be integral to the completion of the review,...

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Job opportunity - Associate Research Fellow

Posted on June 8th 2016
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Job opportunity - Associate Research Fellow

We are looking to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to work on a range of existing and new PenCLAHRC projects. The successful candidate will work initially on a mixed methods study seeking to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to reduce acute paediatric admissions, as well as a project exploring the use of mindfulness based cognitive therapy for young people at risk of depressive relapse.

In addition, the post-holder will be expected to play an active role in identifying further research prospects relevant to PenCLAHRC’s research interests and developing them into research proposals and projects. The post holder will be expected to...

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Associate Professor job opportunity at PenCLAHRC

Posted on May 30th 2016
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Associate Professor job opportunity at PenCLAHRC

NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC) are looking to appoint an Associate Professor with demonstrable expertise in health services research. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and support research projects adopted by PenCLAHRC and to identify research and implementation ideas in their own field and develop these into funding proposals and a programme of research. 

This post offers an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful and enthusiastic team committed to improving public health and patient outcomes through innovative health research and implementation.  PenCLAHRC's novel ground-up approach to research, led by patients, clinicians and managers in collaboration with...

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Job opportunity - Implementation Science Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow

Posted on May 26th 2016
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Job opportunity - Implementation Science Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow

We are looking to recruit an Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow (depending upon experience) who will be responsible for supporting implementation science research within new and existing PenCLAHRC projects, as well as for developing our conceptual and methodological work on this topic. This is a full time post and is available from 1 September 2016 until 31 August 2018.

The successful applicant will be expected to conduct high-quality research in collaboration with partner organisations, communicate complex information to academic and non-academic audiences verbally and in writing and help prepare funding applications to external bodies. The extent of involvement in these...

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Job opportunity - Events and Training Assistant

Posted on May 11th 2016
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Job opportunity - Events and Training Assistant

We are looking to recruit an Events and Training Assistant who will make a significant contribution to the delivery of PenCLAHRC's events programme and capacity building activities.

The postholder will be an enthusiastic person, with good interpersonal skills, who is able to organise and manage a quickly changing workload. They will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), in addition to strong IT skills. Experience of working in a healthcare and/or academic environment and familiarity with events planning and preparation would be an advantage.

This post is available immediately (up to full-time) on a fixed-term basis until 31st July 2017.

For further...

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