Research Fellow (HY0354R)

University of Hull

United Kingdom

January 31, 2022


Research Fellow Reference: HY0354R

Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Faculty of Health Sciences School/Department: Hull York Medical School Subject Group/Team: Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research (HYMS) Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 per annum Fixed Term - 12 months Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.

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The University reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment

This post provides a valuable opportunity for a qualitative researcher to develop their applied health research expertise in clinical trial process evaluations, and the development of recruitment approaches to be used within the secondary care emergency setting. The post holder will work on the LaCeS trial, a multicentre, randomised controlled trial of Laparoscopic versus Open Colorectal Surgery in the Acute Setting.

The LaCeS trial, funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme, is a randomised controlled trial comparing laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery in the emergency setting. A concurrent qualitative study will explore patients' and clinicians' perspectives on recruitment. The project has a strong emphasis on bringing together the literature, and process evaluation findings together to develop a training package for staff to enhance recruitment.

The post holder will also work on other qualitative studies within the methods hub.

The post holder will have experience of qualitative data collection and analysis, contributing to scientific publications and of collaborative work in research. They will have completed their PhD (or be close to submission) in a relevant, health related, subject.

To discuss this role informally, please contact Dr Maureen Twiddy (e-mail:; T: 01482 463279)

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The University of Hull is a top-50 ranked public university for research. The institution was established in 1927 as University College Hull. The Royal Charter of 1954 granted the institution an authority to award its own degrees to students. As...