Research Fellow - Quantitative - 24 months
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Research Fellow to be part of the Born in Bradford team working specifically on JU:MP the Bradford Local Delivery Pilot (LDP). The Bradford LDP is an initiative which aims to improve health and wellbeing for children and young people in some of the most deprived communities in Bradford by promoting physical activity. Born in Bradford (on behalf of Active Bradford) is one of 12 sites in England which has been chosen to work with Sport England to create innovative solutions to make it easier for communities to access sport and physical activity.
This is a once in a life time opportunity to be part of an initiative which will have real impact on improving the health and well-being of children and families. The post holder will part of the Born in Bradford (BiB) team (an internationally acclaimed applied research programme, , the Bradford Institute for Health Research (a national centre for excellence in health research - and work alongside Active Bradford - a registered company made up of multi-sector organisations from across the Bradford district who are committed to working together to increase the number of people being active and playing sport in Bradford .
Main duties of the job
The Research Fellow will work under the supervision of the JU:MP Research Directors and alongside Senior Research Fellows, and will be a key member of the LDP team. The post-holder will work in collaboration with members of the Bradford Institute for Health Research, Born in Bradford, Active Bradford, local families, academics, and other stakeholders both locally and nationally.
The role of the Research Fellow is primarily to co-ordinate two follow-up time points of the JUMP controlled trial which will include liaising with 37 schools, booking appointments and co-ordinating a team of research assistants to measure ~1500 children (anthropometrics accelerometry, questionnaire) enter, clean and process data. This is a world leading research project, being the largest known trial of a whole system physical activity intervention globally and as such is a very exciting opportunity for the successful candidate.
For informal enquires please contact Dr Sally Barber JU:MP Research Director, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Born in Bradford is a registered charity (no. 1061753)
We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.
Closing Date: 17.05.23 (This date may change dependent on the response)
At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.
We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.
In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A&E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.
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