Researcher - Community Engagement with Health Research (Realist Review)

Applications to be received by 12pm on Wednesday 18th of July 2018

Grade 7: £31, 604 - £38, 833 p.a.

We are looking for a Researcher in Community Engagement with Health Research to join our team. You will be a member of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research on a realist review that seeks to make sense of interventions aiming to engage communities and publics in health research, starting with community engagement around Malaria research. You will be employed by the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine at Oxford University but will be supported to spend some time visiting partners in Kilifi, Kenya at the KEMRI-Wellcome Research Programme. Work on the realist review will involve developing a programme theory and search strategies; accessing, selecting and reviewing research papers; managing databases; analysing and synthesising data; dissemination activities: producing the final report to funders; and writing and contributing to papers for peer review publication.


As the Researcher in Community Engagement with Health Research, you will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil or equivalent qualification, together with relevant experience (especially in secondary research). You will have the ability to manage academic research and associated activities, as well as previous experience of contributing to publications/presentations. You will have willingness to travel within the UK as needed for project meetings and occasionally overseas. Excellent communication skills are a must, along with sufficient IT skills. Prior research experiences in realist research would be advantageous.


This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 18 July 2018 will be considered.

Contact: Shabana Akthar (01865 612946)