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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University of Hull
Department: Centre for Health and Population Sciences
Location: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will join a team of researchers, clinicians and patients working on the Tailor Evidence Synthesis project. Tailor will deliver new knowledge to help tackle a key challenge facing patients and clinicians: managing the burden of problematic polypharmacy. The Tailor Collaboration will deliver two evidence syntheses. Firstly, a formal scoping review describing a taxonomy of current approaches to stopping medicines. Secondly, a realist synthesis to develop a theory-based framework of best practice in this area. The Research Fellow employed in this post will be actively involved with conducting both reviews and disseminating findings
Requirements: You will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and will have experience of applied health research methods. You will have existing training/experience in conducting systematic reviews and/or other evidence synthesis methods
   
Text: Jobs Study Research Business International Departments Alumni Jobs About Cookies This site requires the use of cookies as defined by our Terms and Conditions . We have provided a detailed description of how cookies work and are used on the site . To accept cookies, please click the "Accept Cookies" button. Accept Cookies Home Login Register View All Vacancies Research Fellow Reference: HY0224R Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Hull York Medical School Department: Centre for Health and Population Sciences Salary: £33,519 to £38,833 per annum Fixed Term | 18 Months Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Wednesday 12 September 2018 Interview Date: To be confirmed Anticipated Interview Date: 26 Sept 2018 This post is part of the TAILOR Evidence Synthesis collaboration - an NIHR HTA funded project to optimise a whole-person-centred approach to stopping medicines in older people with multimorbidity and polypharmacy. A growing number of people live with the burden of problematic polypharmacy. TAILOR will generate the knowledge needed by clinicians and patients to help them make decisions about when and how to reduce burden by stopping medicines. The successful candidate will undertake a formal scoping review describing a taxonomy of current approaches to stopping medicines. You will also contribute to a realist synthesis developing a theory-based framework of best practice led by our project partners in Oxford. This post is fixed term for 18 months. To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Joanne Reeve: joanne.reeve@hyms.ac.uk 01482 463297 or Dr Liz Mitchell: liz.mitchell@hyms.ac.uk 01482 347537 Application is by covering letter and CV upload via the University online recruitment system.
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