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Position: Research Fellow - Children, Young People and Families
Institution: Edge Hill University
Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Duties: You will have undertaken research with children and/or young people and/or families, preferably within health care settings. You will be a key member of the Children, Young People and Families research team and will have responsibility for undertaking all aspects of research (e.g., contributing to submission of bids and ethics documentation, undertaking data collection, analysis and synthesis, managing day-to-day aspects of projects, communicating with the team and external stakeholders, writing and disseminating findings)
Requirements: A high level of academic achievement as evidenced by a good first degree and Masters in a relevant field. A PhD (or working towards a PhD) in a relevant field. ECDL qualification or equivalent. Experience of undertaking quantitative and qualitative research including data collection with children, young people or families (e.g., interviews, questionnaires, child-centred methods), analysis and report writing. Experienced in using word processing, data analysis software and other relevant research-related software (e.g., SPSS, Ref Works, NVivo or equivalent). Experience of searching bibliographic databases and undertaking literature reviews
   
Text: Research Fellow, Children, Young People and Families Research and Innovation Location: Ormskirk Salary: £30,395 to £33,199 per annum pro rata Fixed Term for 24 Months. Job share would be considered. Post Type: Part Time Hours Per Week: 29.6 Closing Date: Wednesday 08 May 2019 Interview Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019 Reference: EHA1838-0419 Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students. About You You will have undertaken research with children and/or young people and/or families, preferably within health care settings. Experience of collecting research data including interview, survey and particularly using child-centered methods is essential to the role. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills, ability to work independently as well as working as part of a team. Above all, your ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels will ensure that you quickly establish yourself as a key member of our friendly and innovative team. About the Role You will be a key member of the Children, Young People and Families research team and will have responsibility for undertaking all aspects of research (e.g., contributing to submission of bids and ethics documentation, undertaking data collection, analysis and synthesis, managing day-to-day aspects of projects, communicating with the team and external stakeholders, writing and disseminating findings). Rewards/Benefits We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University. About Us “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - Times Higher Education. The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” - reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence. Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals. For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Bernie Carter, Professor in Children’s Nursing at Bernie.Carter@edgehill.ac.uk At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.
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