[Job, Cardiff] Involving young people Research Officer, ??29.9-35.7k, clos 9 August 2011 #healthcomm jobs

Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd

Involving Young People Research Officer


Reference: 2011/0377

Closing date: 09 August 2011

Type: Academic

Duration: Fixed-term until 31 December 2013

Hours of work: This is a full-time position of 35 hours per week

Date of appointment: This post is available from 1 August 2011

Salary: ??29,972 – ??35,788 per annum (grade 6)

This is a unique opportunity to play a lead role in the development, implementation, support and evaluation of young people’s involvement in research to improve the health and well being of young people. Working within DECIPHer, a UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health Research and engaging with a wide portfolio of projects supported by PHIRN, the Public Health Improvement Research Network, the post will involve;

(i) the strategic and operational facilitation of young people’s involvement in research on the development and evaluation of interventions to improve health and health related behaviour;

(ii) research and evaluation of the best ways of involving young people in a wide variety of research, in different contexts and using different research designs.

The post will be ideally suited to candidates with experience and knowledge, ideally in a health context, of both young people’s involvement in services or research, as well as in research or service evaluation.

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