Senior Research Associate – Patient-Centered Outcomes, UK

What we are looking for

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Research Associate with a passion for applying and enhancing their healthcare research skills in a challenging and rapid-moving field. You will have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree (BSc, MSc or similar) in health psychology, psychology, psychological research methods, sociology or life sciences. Work experience in a related research or health setting outside of your academic studies is essential for a minimum of 1.5-2 years. You will be expected to have knowledge and experience of literature review methodology, qualitative and quantitative analysis and research design including data collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination. Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, organisational skills, self-motivation, and very close attention to detail are essential, along with a teamwork ethos and an appetite for working in a fast-paced, fun environment.

How you fit in

You will join a dynamic team of researchers with a passion for excellence in research and client service. You will have a genuine interest in understanding, evaluating and communicating the patient perspective. You will have the opportunity to learn about many different diseases, health conditions and to develop your skills in a range of different research methodologies including qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research.

You will be involved in studies focused on the selection, development, validation, and use of patient-reported outcomes and other clinical outcome assessments (COAs). You will be involved in all stages of the development and execution of studies such as developing proposals, conducting literature reviews, developing study protocols (both qualitative and quantitative), developing statistical analyses plans, preparing study documentation for ethical review (both UK and international), recruitment of study participants, interviewing of participants, qualitative coding and analysis, reporting results and writing presentations, conference abstracts/posters and journal manuscripts. You will be involved in multiple projects at any one time so good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role.

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What we offer

We believe in rewarding high performance – so our benefits package includes a competitive salary (with scope for increases based on performance), performance-related rewards, health insurance, a generous pension, and on-site gym membership. We are committed to your development and we provide support for training and development in a friendly and informal office environment along with opportunities for progression. The position is based in the pretty village of Bollington, near Macclesfield, 40 minutes south of Manchester, UK. Opportunities are also available for the right candidate to work alongside our colleagues based in London, UK. Due to the global nature of our business, opportunities also exist within the role for travel.

“I love the fast paced, highly challenging, and fun environment at Adelphi Values. I have learned a great deal and look forward to building upon my skill-set in the future.”

Research Associate, Patient-Centered Outcomes

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