Senior Researcher- Part-Time

Open Health

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OPEN Health are looking for a researcher to lead an exciting 12 month internal project on a part time basis working 3 days per week. This role requires a unique skill set of qualitative research, quantitative research, medical writing and project management.

 
You will love this role if you:
  • Enjoy and excel at patient facing research
  • Want to get a taste of the Pharma healthcare sector
  • Would enjoy managing one exciting internal project from start to finish
  • Would enjoy using a variety of different research skills including qualitative research, literature reviewing and quantitative research.
  • Would enjoy collaborating and working with the other disciplines in the Patient & Brand Communications practice, and across OPEN Health.
  • Would enjoy communicating with a variety of stakeholders including OPEN Health colleagues, healthcare professionals, patients academics.
You will be a success if you:
  • Have prior experience with all or some of the following: qualitative research, quantitative research (including psychometric testing), medical writing (e.g. protocols, reports, manuscripts), literature reviewing.
  • Have strong project management skills and can multi task well.
 
Working collaboratively across two of our key practices, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:
  • Managing and executing a 1 year long exciting internal project at OPEN Health
  • With supervision from senior project team members, you will be responsible for the management and execution of all of project activities, including:
    •  iterature review
    • 1-1 patient interviews and interview data analysis
    • Questionnaire development
    • Developing a research protocol and ethics application
    • Execution of a study to psychometrically test the new tool, conducting basic statistical analysis
    • Producing scientific deliverables including a protocol, report and manuscript
    • Establishing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including academic groups and healthcare professionals
    • Working with contract research associates as required
 
What you’ll bring:
  • A masters degree or equivalent in psychology, sociology, medical research or a related health field.
  • Prior demonstrated experience with all or some of the following: qualitative research, quantitative research (including psychometric testing), medical writing (e.g. protocols, reports, manuscripts), literature reviewing.
  • A good understanding of the different health psychology models and behaviour change techniques
  • Strong research skills and an understanding of the step by step processes of a research project
  • Knowledge of, and a keen interest in, the development and validation process of patient tools
  • Excellent project management skills and an ability to deliver on time
  • The ability to work independently on a single, complex project
  • Interest and basic understanding of science and medicine.
  • Interest in creatively and practically solving problems.
  • Proactivity and a solution orientated approach.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent written and report writing skills.
  • Confident, articulate verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
We're not seeking assistance from our recruitment partners on this role at this stage.