Department for Health
Salary: Starting from £31,342, rising to £37,394 pro rata
Closing Date: Monday 11 May 2015
Interview Date: To be confirmed
The Research Design Service (RDS) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The RDS South West is one of several regional services around the country making up the national RDS.
The Department for Heath in the University of Bath is seeking a Research Support Adviser to work within the RDS South West providing advice for health care professionals and others in developing research proposals for submission to open, national, peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research.
The RDS is based in universities and the NHS across the South West and the Bath office works in partnership with the other sites within the region. Supporting the work of the RDS South West will afford opportunities to develop research collaborations and the postholder’s own research interests.
Applicants should have a PhD in a health related subject. In addition, you will have:
- strong qualitative methodological skills
- excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas appropriately
- enthusiasm for helping others with research design and effective team working are essential
- knowledge of undertaking applied research within the NHS is desirable.
This post is offered on a 0.7FTE basis until September 2018. Further information here.