Date Added: 14 March 2017
: 27 March 2017
Job Title: Research Analyst
Working For: British Dental Association
Salary: £37,556 - £43,911 per annum dependent on experience
The role is a permanent, full-time role and will be based at our office in central London. The post-holder will provide expert advice and evidence on dentistry topics and the main duties and responsibilities include planning, designing, and coordinating qualitative and quantitative research to support BDA policy and campaign activity; the planning and undertaking of analyses of qualitative and quantitative data; conducting research and analysis to underpin the BDA’s annual evidence submission to the Doctors’ and Dentists’ Pay Review Body; conducting membership research; facilitating research and support evidence-based practice across the BDA; conducting analyses of general dental practice expense and activity patterns; conducting literature reviews and critically evaluate evidence on dentistry-related topics; collaborating with BDA colleagues to ensure that evidence and research underpins the BDA’s policy and political activities; liaising with individuals and organisations commissioned by the BDA to carry out research or to provide expert advice; working with the BDA’s committees to identify their research and evidence needs; and communicating the findings from BDA research and analysis to internal and external audiences.
The successful candidate should have a degree in a social-science discipline; a post-graduate qualification in economics, social research, public policy, or a health-related subject; an interest in UK health care policy and in issues affecting health care in the UK; sound knowledge of the research strategies and methods used in either social or health research, including survey research methods; experience of health, economic, or social research, including experience of coordinating research projects; experience of designing, planning, and conducting surveys; good knowledge of statistical methods and techniques used in the analysis of survey data; extensive experience in the management and analysis of large data-sets using statistical analysis packages such as SPSS; a good understanding of the principles underpinning qualitative research; knowledge and experience of the methods used in analysing qualitative data; experience of writing research reports and disseminating research findings using a variety of media.
Closing Date: 27 March 2017
Closing at 12 noon.
All applications must be made on a standard BDA application form (CVs can be attached to this). A detailed job description and an application form can be downloaded from the 'About the BDA' section on the BDA website at https://www.bda.org/bdajobs.