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Research Associate PSTRC Greater Manchester – Safer Care Systems & Transitions & Behavioural Science subtheme
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-018021

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 03/02/2022

Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Pharmacy and Optometry

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Available asap until 31 March 2023

School / Directorate: School of Health Sciences

The NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre Greater Manchester seeks a Research Associate available as soon as possible until 31 March 2023. Funding is available to undertake this post on a full-time basis, but job-share or part-time working applications would be welcome.

The University Principal Investigator and Director is Professor Darren Ashcroft.  This post will be appointed in the Safer Care Systems and Transitions theme and the Behavioural Science subtheme under the line management of Dr Maria Panagioti and Professor Christopher Armitage. The key purpose of this post is to provide high quality project management for the relevant PSTRC Greater Manchester projects, ensuring delivery of projects in a timely and rigorous fashion and to a strict timetable and budget. This will involve extensive liaison with the project team and collaborators.

You will have, or be about to receive, a PhD (or equivalent) in health psychology or relevant health services research. You will have significant demonstrable previous experience in behavioural science and advanced mixed-methods research skills relevant to the research theme, including the use of the appropriate software packages. You will have a track record in the delivery of high-quality papers in peer reviewed journals.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Maria Panagioti



Name: Professor Christopher Armitage


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.​​​​​​​


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