Senior Research Associate (DHR) – 1185-23

Lancaster University

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£38,205 to £44,263
pro rata

Closing Date:  

Friday 27 October 2023

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed



Part time: 0.40 fte – 14.5 hours

 The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Associate in Adolescent Public Health with a particular focus on reproductive and sexual health and rights. The post holder will play a key role supporting the research portfolio of Professor Mark Limmer.  

You will support Professor Limmer in the preparation and delivery of a number of studies across their portfolio. This is likely to include the whole range of research skills including preparation of grant applications, research ethics and governance applications, conducting research and preparing papers for publication. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work alongside a range of colleagues including academic staff, third sector and activist groups, international collaborators and young people. A commitment to co-production and the active involvement of participants in research is essential.

 You must have at least a postgraduate degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and experience of conducting research in a range of health, social and community environments. Ideally, you will have experience in sexual and reproductive health research with young people. Writing skills are particularly valued, and experience of authoring papers for publication, grant applications and/or research protocols is critical. Experience of working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders would be a definite advantage. We are looking for an energetic dynamic, self-directed and committed individual with an interest in becoming a key part of our research team.

 The Division of Health Research provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee and which actively promotes a healthy work-life balance. The Faculty is committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies and holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of its good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

 The position is available for immediate start and we are open to discussing flexible working arrangements including working week and days/hours worked, flexible start and finish times or condensed hours. 

 You will join us on an indefinite contract however the role remains contingent on funding which at this time is due to come to an end on 31st July 2025. 

 For further information, please contact: Professor Mark Limmer ([email protected] )  

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