1 Senior Research & 2 Research Associate posts in CeDR

Date: 14 July 2009

Senior Research Associate - Ref: AA33Grade 7

Research Associate - Ref: AA34Grade 6

Research Associate - qualitative data - Ref: AA35Grade 6


Closing date 17th July 2009

Interview will take place in the week 27-31 July 2009

Fixed term contract to 31 March 2010

Evaluation of the Aiming High for Disabled Children Short Break Pathfinder Programme

To assist in the conduct, as part of a project team and under supervision, of a research programme funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families to evaluate the Aiming High for Disabled Children Short Breaks Pathfinder Programme. You will work on the components of the research programme attempting to understand the impact of short breaks on families with a disabled child. Impact will be researched using a mixed-methods approach, including qualitative approaches, a largely quantitative longitudinal survey and a carer satisfaction survey. You will have a particular focus on the qualitative aspects of data collection and analysis in the first phase of the research project. A series of interim and final reports will be produced for the Department for Children, Schools and Families.

For informal enquiries to Professor Chris Hatton, email chris.hatton@lancaster.ac.uk


Further information

Associated staff: Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton, Hannah Morgan, Donna Reeve, Bob Sapey, Carol Thomas

Associated departments and research centres: Applied Social Science, Centre for Disability Research CeDR, Division of Health Research