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We are seeking a Research Fellow to join a multi-disciplinary research team evaluating the national Integrated Care and Support Pioneers Programme in England. Information about the programme of research, which employs a range of quantitative and qualitative methods, is available on the PIRU website:

The role-holder
will contribute to the work of the evaluation by undertaking qualitative  and quantitative data collection, entry and
analysis, including conducting qualitative interviews and helping to set up and
maintain data entry systems/files and meta-data systems designed to keep track
of participant recruitment. The evaluation involves the collection of quantitative
(e.g. survey and routine service use) and qualitative (e.g. interview) data in
a range of settings.  They will be
expected to contribute to publications for peer-reviewed and prestigious
journals, and to communicate findings to a range of audiences.  

must have a
post-graduate degree in social policy, health policy, health systems analysis
or a related social science discipline, or equivalent substantial working
experience in these fields. They should have experience of undertaking
primary research, including data collection, entry and
analysis, ideally in a health and/or social care setting. Experience of setting
up and maintaining quantitative and qualitative databases is required.
Excellent communication skills, including a proven ability to write reports and
papers, along with an ability to collaborate effectively as part of a research
team are essential to the post.  

The position is held within the
Policy Innovation and Evaluation Research Unit (PIRU), located in the
Department of Health Services Research and Policy, at the London School of
Hygiene &Tropical Medicine in London. 

The appointment will be full-time and fixed term until 31st December 2020. Salary will be on the School’s Research Fellow scale, grade 6, salary
range £39,304- £44,634 per annum inclusive and will be subject to LSHTM terms
and conditions, including membership of the USS Pension Scheme, an
annual leave allowance of 30 days pro rata plus discretionary ‘Director’s Days’
and optional season ticket loan.

The supporting statement section
should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of
the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each
criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection
process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the
application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as
“Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Applications should be made
on-line via our website at,
where the full Job Description and Person Specification can be found. The
reference for this post is PHP-HSRP-2019-03.  Any queries regarding the application process
may be addressed to
Applicants should also include a CV with a list of publications (if
applicable), and the names and email details of two referees who may be
contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the post should be
addressed to

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