Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Senior Research Associate (PalCaRe NWC)

Senior Research Associate (PalCaRe NWC)

Health Research Location: Bailrigg, Lancaster UK Salary: £38,205 to £44,263 (Part time, indefinite with end date) Closing Date: Monday 20 May 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 30 May 2024 Reference: 0596-24

The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University's Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Associate, to work as part of the International Observatory on End of Life Care in conjunction with the Palliative Care Research Network North West. You will play a key role facilitating palliative care research across the North West to support the Palliative Care Research Network North West.

You will work with Professor Catherine Walshe and colleagues from the steering committee of the Palliative Care Research Network North West. There will be a particular responsibility for facilitating the work of several research development groups, including supporting their meetings and facilitating the preparation of grants for competitive research funding. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work alongside a range of staff and other stakeholders from across the Northwest.

The International Observatory on End of Life Care conducts high quality cutting edge research and provides innovative educational programmes to improve palliative and end of life care for patients and family members. See www. lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/research/ioelc/.&nbsp.

The Faculty provides an 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.

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

You will join us on an indefinite contract however the role remains contingent on external funding which at this time is due to come to an end on 30th September 2024.

For further information, please contact: Professor Catherine Walshe [email protected].

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    Job details

    Title

    Senior Research Associate (PalCaRe NWC)

    Employer

    Lancaster University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 20, 2024

    Job type

    Research

    Field

    Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.

    The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.

    The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.

    Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).

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