London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Health Services Research Unit
Department of Public Health and Policy
Research Fellow in Health Services Research
We are seeking an enthusiastic researcher to join the Health Services Research Unit to work on a project to evaluate the routine use of Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROMS) in elective surgery. This post provides an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to be involved in a high profile national study. The post is full-time for one year.
The study is a collaboration between the School and the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is funded by the Department of Health. The post will involve coordinating and liaising with participating centres to ensure high quality data acquisition, testing methods for collecting patient-reported outcome measures, carrying out analyses, and writing the reports.
Applicants must have an MSc or PhD in health services research, epidemiology, psychology, or a related discipline. They should have excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently, and have some experience of primary data collection.
The salary will be on the Research Fellow scale £24,536 - £32,023 per annum inclusive, depending on qualifications and experience.
Further details of the post and how to apply are available from the Personnel Office at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT (telephone: 020 7927 2203; fax: 020 7636 4771; e-mail: ). Please quote reference JB1.
The closing date for application is 12th August 2005. Interviews will be held on 18th August 2005.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.