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Job Opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Assistant/Fellow

Posted on February 3rd 2017
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Job Opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Assistant/Fellow

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Research Assistant or Research Fellow, to work within the Primary Care group at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. We are looking for someone with expertise in health services research.

The Primary Care research group has a democratic ethos and a high level of success in attracting funding. You will also be a part of the NIHR PenCLAHRC team, and have opportunities to build partnerships with leading health services researchers across the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter.

PenCLAHRC's novel ground-up approach to research, led by patients, clinicians and managers in collaboration with...

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Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Associate Professor (Reader) in Health Services Research

Posted on October 27th 2016
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Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Associate Professor (Reader) in Health Services Research

Based at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, we are looking to appoint an Associate Professor (Reader). The post holder will develop and support research projects adopted by PenCLAHRC, as well as identify research and implementation ideas in their own field and develop these into funding proposals and a programme of research.

Working as part of the Plymouth based Primary Care Group within Clinical Trials and Populations Studies, the post holder will also work closely with the PenCLAHRC team based at the University of Exeter. There will be opportunities to build partnerships with leading health services researchers across both...

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Job opportunity - PenCTU Trial Manager (TARS)

Posted on September 26th 2016
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Job opportunity - PenCTU Trial Manager (TARS)

The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) have a vacancy for an experienced Trial Manager/Researcher to join their growing trial management team to predominantly support the TARS (a multi-centred Trial of physical Activity assisted Reduction of Smoking) study.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with clinical trials experience to join a CTU which has retained full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) since 2007. PenCTU has a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other major non-commercial research funding bodies and is also seeking to explore opportunities to support commercial trials.

The Trial Manager will primarily focus on...

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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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Launch of first free and comprehensive web based data resource of measures for person centred care

Posted on July 31st 2016
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Launch of first free and comprehensive web based data resource of measures for person centred care

The first free and openly-available comprehensive data resource for international measures relating to patient experience and person centred care has been launched, providing a ‘one-stop’ website for commissioners, health managers, researchers and others.

Measures for Person Centred Coordinated Care has been compiled by PenCLAHRC researchers and is being supported by NHS England, the South West Academic Health Science Network, Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

The aim of the project is to deliver a portfolio of intelligence about measures for Person Centred Coordinated Care (“P3C”) for people with Long-Term Conditions (LTCs),...

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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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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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Reducing avoidable acute admissions to hospitals

Posted on January 29th 2016
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A team from PenCLAHRC investigating how hospitals try to avoid unnecessary emergency admissions has identified a series of innovations that can help to address this pressing problem.

Emergency admissions to UK hospitals are on the rise, and in recent months, an increasing number of hospitals have been put on black alert as a result of these added pressures. There is evidence that a significant proportion of acute hospital admissions are avoidable, and hospitals across the country have introduced a range of innovative initiatives to try to avoid these unnecessary admissions. Until now, there has been no research to investigate how well...

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Information Specialist and Senior Research Fellow job opportunities at PenCLAHRC

Posted on January 22nd 2016
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Information Specialist and Senior Research Fellow job opportunities at PenCLAHRC

The Plymouth PenCLAHRC team are looking to recruit an Information Specialist (Research Fellow) and a Senior Research Fellow. These posts offer opportunities to join a successful and enthusiastic team, committed to improving public health and patient outcomes through innovative health research and implementation.

 

Research Fellow (Information Specialist)

A key responsibility of this post is to support bids for research grants, which will be done by undertaking scoping searches or by contributing to the application by informing or writing the proposed search methods to be used.  You will also be required to design and undertake complex systematic literature searches of medical, health care...

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