Qualitative Research Fellow

Job Description

NHS AfC: Band 6

Job overview


Born in Bradford is one of the largest longitudinal birth cohort studies in the world and is internationally-recognised for research into health and disease. Established by researchers at Born in Bradford in 2023, the Bradford Centre for Qualitative Research brings together our qualitative research from across a range of applied research programmes, that together aim to provide a healthier, fairer future for children and families in Bradford. We are looking for someone who shares our exciting vision to join us as part of our ground-breaking qualitative research centre within Bradford.

The postholder will be based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research (BIHR). The Research Fellow will work under the supervision of a qualitative senior research fellow and will be a key member of the Born in Bradford qualitative team. They will conduct key qualitative research and operational tasks across two qualitative research studies.

  1. n exploratory study to inform the development of a surgical shared decision making intervention. The research fellow will play a key role in capturing the perspectives of patients of patients from underserved groups (economically disadvantaged, minority ethnic, and older age) to maximise inclusivity of the intervention
  2. A co-evaluation of four case studies of community-delivered research into the built environment with children and young people. Community partners will work with different seldom heard communities in Bradford including Asylum seekers and Refugees, Eastern European Roma, Pakistani and poor White British communities. The research fellow will facilitate the co-evaluation to understand how co-production is working to inform ongoing processes for engaging communities in co-producing research.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised research fellow to come and work on projects whose findings will have a real impact on improving the health and wellbeing of families in Bradford and beyond. It offers a role that crosses academic and practice based public health and health services research.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Jennifer Hall Jennifer.Hall@bthft.nhs.uk

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

 Closing Date:            16.04.23   (This date may change dependent on the response)

Interview Date:         w/c 08.05.23