Improvement Science And Human Factors Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy at University Oxford Oxford
- Improvement Science And Human Factors Research Assistant
- University Oxford
- Oxford ENG
- 17 May, 2018 9 days ago
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Improvement Science And Human Factors Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy at University Oxford Oxford Jobs Details:
We are seeking a Research Assistant to contribute to applied healthcare research and training. The role will be required to contribute to:
1) the patient safety research activities conducted by the Quality, Reliability, Safety and Team work Unit (QRSTU) and,
2) the delivery of training and projects through the Patient Safety Academy.
The role will include the design and implementation of research projects, analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, contribution to outputs (such as journal articles) and dissemination of findings. The research is applied and involves working alongside healthcare staff, human factors specialists and others in supporting improvement projects related to patient safety.
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences incorporates the Patient Safety Academy (PSA) which is funded from Health Education Thames Valley (HETV). The PSA delivers training in human factors, quality improvement and incident analysis to healthcare staff regionally. It also undertakes projects with senior management to improve the organisational safety of local hospitals, and links with the work of the regional Patient Safety Collaborative.
The successful candidate will hold a degree (undergraduate or postgraduate) in psychology, sociology, human factors, nursing or another relevant discipline, and will have significant postgraduate training and experience in Quality Improvement or Systems Analysis work. Experience in analysis and dissemination of research findings and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are highly desirable. You will be able to work independently and as part of a team, with the ability to prioritise the research team activities. Strong IT skills, including the use of MS Office is essential for this role.
This full-time position is available immediately, for a fixed-term of 1 year in the first instance, with the possibility of extension dependant on further funding.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of your application, you will be required to upload your CV and a covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA699 on all correspondence.
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 30 May 2018 can be considered. Interviews will take place 12 June 2018.