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Position: Research Fellow in Implementation Science
Institution: University College London
Department: Faculty of Brain Sciences - Clinical Education and Health Psychology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post-holder will be required to contribute to all elements of the behavioural and implementations science research throughout the research programme, this will include: helping to conduct literature reviews and evidence syntheses; develop study protocols and materials (e.g. interview topic guides and surveys); managing applications for ethical approvals; helping to train in-country researchers to collect data (e.g. conduct interviews); monitoring data collection progress; data entry as needed; and conducting data analysis. Given the mixed-methods nature of the planned research, this post would suit someone with strong and demonstrable qualitative and quantitative research skills, and experience of systematic reviews
Requirements: Applicants will have a 2.1 (or higher) in a first degree in Psychology or a related subject area, and a PhD in Psychology, Behavioural Science or a closely related field (health services research, global health, implementation science); They will have excellent research skills, including: High level of conceptual, organisational and analytical abilities, Good knowledge of behavioural science evidence, methods, and theory, and be able to apply this to a wide range of topics; Enthusiasm for global and maternal health, and advancing both theory and practice in behaviour change interventions; The post-holder will also have demonstrated expertise in using qualitative and quantitative methods, ideally primary research to explore factors influencing behaviour and experience of systematic reviewing
   
Text: Research Fellow in Implementation Science , - Ref:1845276 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Faculty of Brain Sciences Specific unit / Sub department Clinical Education and Health Psychology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £41,165 per annum Duties and Responsibilities An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated researcher with an interest in behaviour change, global health, maternal health, implementation science and/or health services research to work on the E-MOTIVE programme of research. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are investing over $10.9 million into supporting a research programme that is seeking to deliver a reduction in morbidity and mortality from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). The programme is led by the University of Birmingham (PI Prof Arri Coomarasamy), supported by international partners, country coordinating centres in each of the six countries, and local teams in each of the 60 hospitals. The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change will be contributing to the formative research, development and piloting of the implementation co-intervention strategy, and the process evaluation alongside the cluster-RCT. The post-holder will be required to contribute to all elements of the behavioural and implementations science research throughout the research programme, this will include: helping to conduct literature reviews and evidence syntheses; develop study protocols and materials (e.g. interview topic guides and surveys); managing applications for ethical approvals; helping to train in-country researchers to collect data (e.g. conduct interviews); monitoring data collection progress; data entry as needed; and conducting data analysis. Given the mixed-methods nature of the planned research, this post would suit someone with strong and demonstrable qualitative and quantitative research skills, and experience of systematic reviews. This post is initially funded for 3 years in the first instance based at UCL and accountable to Dr Fabiana Lorencatto, Research Lead at the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change. Key Requirements Applicants will have a 2.1 (or higher) in a first degree in Psychology or a related subject area, and a PhD in Psychology, Behavioural Science or a closely related field (health services research, global health, implementation science). They will have excellent research skills, including:High level of conceptual, organisational and analytical abilities, Good knowledge of behavioural science evidence, methods, and theory, and be able to apply this to a wide range of topics. Enthusiasm for global and maternal health, and advancing both theory and practice in behaviour change interventions. The post-holder will also have demonstrated expertise in using qualitative and quantitative methods, ideally primary research to explore factors influencing behaviour and experience of systematic reviewing. Further Details A job description and full person specification can be accessed below. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have questions regarding the role, please contact Dr Fabiana Lorencatto (f.lorencatto@ucl.ac.uk) For questions relating to the vacancy or application process, please contact Beth McKinnon (b.mckinnon@ucl.ac.uk) UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 16 Feb 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Research Fellow in Implementation Science Apply Now
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