Research Fellow - 12 months

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Bradford

Job Description


Part-time/secondments also considered

Are you passionate about pioneering innovations in patient safety in healthcare?

Would you like to work in a supportive multidisciplinary team of leading-edge patient safety researchers, clinicians and device developers?

NG-Sure project Developing and testing a new medical device to enhance patient safety in naso-gastric tube positioning

The Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research group is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly organised researcher for 12 months to support the delivery of the NG-Sure research project (funded by the Medical Research Council).

This exciting three-year research project, currently just past the mid-point, aims to develop and test a new portable, sensor-based naso-gastric (NG) tube placement device (NG-Sure) to enhance patient safety. Whilst this role is fixed-term, as a group we have a good history of providing a wide range of development and career advancement opportunities. The successful candidate will be involved with others in the research team to develop funding applications to support research that may be needed beyond the lifetime of the project and support the work of the research group.

The successful candidate will primarily support the delivery of two of the five project work packages including: user-centred design work with healthcare professionals, patients and carers; and a validation study in a hospital setting. They will also work closely with research nurse/AHP colleagues and the project subcontractors who are responsible for the technical device development, project management and governance, and economic evaluation.

We are seeking a researcher with experience of: both qualitative and quantitative methods; working with health care professionals in secondary care settings, and delivering research studies in hospital settings.

The Yorkshire Quality & Safety Research Group:

The successful candidate will join our project team of patient safety/applied health services researchers and clinicians, which sits within a wider research network: the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research group. The YQSR group is a friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic team, and with it being located on the Bradford Royal Infirmary site, has real and lasting research relationships with both local and national clinicians. The group is housed within a bespoke research institute (the Bradford Institute for Health Research), with easy transport links to elsewhere in the region. Over the past decade, we have established a national and international reputation for working collaboratively across institutions and disciplines to address key, clinically relevant questions in patient safety.

Further information, please contact:

Project CI: - Angela Grange , T: 07968 472411 (Tues -Fri); E: [email protected])

Technical Project Manager: - Lindsay Georgopoulos T: 07960 583213; E: [email protected])

Director YQSR Group - Professor Rebecca Lawton E: [email protected]

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

Closing Date: 09.01.22 (This date may change dependent on the response)

Interview Date: w/c 17.02.11


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