Senior Research Fellow

University of Leeds
November 24, 2022
Offerd Salary:£43,414 to £51,805
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Senior Research Fellow

Are you an enthusiastic, organised, innovative and motivated individual, with an interest in research in digital education within in medical education? Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in digital education/medical education research? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK's leading research intensive Universities?

You will work on the development and evaluation of education projects delivered in partnership between the School of Medicine and the Global Health Education Group (GHEG). The role is to work on the research associated with evaluating these projects, in particular, you will work on projects related to digital education delivery in Medical Education.

The research will focus on a number of key areas including development of educational resources, delivery platforms, curriculum and assessment content. The focus of this work will be in digital education and ensuring the educational developments are routed in appropriate pedagogy and subject to rigorous evaluations. Each project will be evaluated using a mixed methods approach consisting of interviews, focus groups, surveys and observations and other appropriate data collection methods, with a range of stakeholders including students, patients, practitioners, academics and educational technologists. The ability to work alone or as part of a team is essential, as are strong organisational skills.

You will have previously conducted research studies involving multiple stakeholders and organisations. Ideally, this previous experience would have been gained in an education or healthcare context.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Jenn Hallam and Dr Jane Kirby

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the Faculty/School of Medicine we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME) Category: Research Grade: Grade 8 Salary: £43,414 to £51,805 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (Available for 30 months) Release Date: Thursday 17 November 2022 Closing Date: Thursday 24 November 2022 Reference: MHIME1168

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