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Research Associate, Public Health Intervention Responsive Study Team (PHIRST), Newcastle University

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and experienced post-doctoral Research Associate to support a Public Health Intervention Responsive Study Team (PHIRST), funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Public Health Research (PHR) Programme, working on selected intervention evaluations, which have been approved as eligible projects by the NIHR PHR programme and the PHIRST senior management team.  

You will undertake literature reviewing and synthesise relevant literature throughout the projects in addition to conducting and/or analysing quantitative and/or qualitative data collection in line with methodologies set out within specific research evaluations.

You should have a PhD in a relevant discipline and substantial, relevant experience in public health research or evaluation; knowledge and experience of work in or with local government and have strong quantitative and/or qualitative research skills.

You will have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with a range of different stakeholders and at different levels.   You will also have strong project management and organisational skills.

This is a full time post fixed term until 31 July 2025, however applications for part-time will be considered, please state your desired working arrangements in your application. 

Closing date: Wednesday 7th December 2022.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Mrs Laura Ritson (, PHIRST Programme Manager.

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