Job Opportunities 

Senior Research Associate

Health Research
Salary:   £32,958 to £38,183 
Closing Date:   Monday 05 June 2017
Interview Date:   Thursday 22 June 2017 
Reference:  A1835


The NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Research and Care for the North West Coast wishes to appoint a full-time researcher. You must be experienced in qualitative research methods, community development, health inequalities and have knowledge of evaluation. You will join a team working with communities across the North West supporting residents, public and business organisations, on their programmes aimed to increase local system resilience. You will be based at Lancaster University and will be expected to travel frequently across the North West Coast region.  This may involve travelling to areas/locations with limited public transport.

You will also need to work collaboratively as part of the wider CLAHRC NWC team with a range of diverse partners from local authorities and the NHS.

The NIHR CLAHRC NWC is a partnership between Liverpool CCG, the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Central Lancashire, NHS Trusts and Local Authorities. We are committed to actively engage public/service users in all our activities.

The Faculty provides a research environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

This post is available on a full-time or job-share basis (more than one post holder delivering in total 1.0 WTE) based at Lancaster University. If you wish to apply on a job share basis this must be stated on the application.

The post is until 31st December 2018. 

Informal enquiries¬ to discuss the post further can be made by contacting Libby Osborn: Tel – 01524 593377 or email –