Study Manager/ Senior Research Fellow

Job Description

Brief Description of the Role:

Agenda for Change Band 7

Do you care about clean air? Do you want to be part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to evaluate the impact of a city-wide intervention to improve air quality and health? Do you want to work in a friendly and multi-disciplinary team?

Born in Bradford are looking for an organised, motivated and enthusiastic senior research fellow with qualitative and/or mixed methods skills to take the lead on implementing our flagship NIHR funded BiB Breathes study and contribute to an exciting portfolio of Healthy Places research all aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of communities in Bradford.

Born in Bradford (BiB) is an internationally acclaimed applied research programme which aims to improve health and wellbeing through the development and evaluation of interventions to promote health and the application of research into practice We have a vision to promote a healthier, fairer future for children living in deprived areas through a focus on improving environments that can influence health and life chances.

Pollution is a major contributor to childhood respiratory problems with over 25% of children in Bradford experiencing breathing problems. In 2022 Bradford council will implement a clean air zone to reduce pollution in the city. Our BiB Breathes project aims to understand the impact of this intervention on health, air quality and economic outcomes. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on a research project of national significance with clear policy impact. The post-holder will oversee all elements of the research programme with support from a multi-disciplinary team, and will take the lead on implementing a comprehensive process and implementation evaluation, as well as citizen science air quality monitoring work in schools. You can learn more about the project on the website.

Informal enquiries to Professor Rosie McEachan,

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

Closing Date: 29.04.22 (This date may change dependent on the response)