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Dates 2018/07/23 - 2018/08/20
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Tweet p/t Postdoc with @laura_thompson8 @cswl_bbk are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow for: ‘Story-telling and occupational wellbeing in health-care: a process evaluation of Schwartz Centre Rounds® using an interactional framework’.
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Birkbeck Postdoc 2018:


The Centre for Sustainable Working Life are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on a Wellcome Trust Funded start-up project titled ‘Story-telling and occupational wellbeing in health-care: a process evaluation of Schwartz Centre Rounds® using an interactional framework’. The successful applicant will be responsible for project management and delivery. This will involve analysing and collecting video/audio data, writing and preparing articles for journal publication, organising and chairing analytic data sessions, public engagement/communication of research findings and possibly contributing to the development of further grant applications, where appropriate.

Salary range £37,169 - £41,172 (pro rata)

Contract type Fixed term

Mode Part time

Grade 7

Department School of Business, Economics & Informatics

Closing date for applicants20-Aug-2018

The ideal postholder will have a PhD, or equivalent, in psychology or a related social science with expertise in qualitative, ethnographic and/or mixed methods and a particular specialism in the study of communication using conversation analysis (ideally in a healthcare setting). The applicant will require good communication skills – both verbal and written - and be able to effectively liase with the primary supervisor and external collaborators, including organisations such as the Point of Care Foundation. The role requires a high degree of creative initiative and an understanding of how research can be applied to inform future practice and intervention development.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Laura Thompson

Flexible and/or part-remote working arrangements may be considered. The post will ideally commence on Nov 1st 2018.

Salary: Grade 7 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £37,169 rising to £41,172 (pro rata) per annum.

This post is part-time time, 17.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE) and fixed term for 11 months. The salary quoted above is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 12 months. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on 20th August.

Interviews are due to be held at the mid/end of September.

Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and membership of WISE, operating the Disability Confident and Mindful Employer schemes, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.