Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Opening Date:
9 Jan 2015
Closing Date:
8 Feb 2015
Salary Range:

Starting salary from £27,874 – £32,277 per annum with further progression opportunities to £35,256

The Faculty of Health and Social Science seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, for a fixed term period of one year on a full time basis, starting as soon as possible. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a PhD to advance their academic career by joining a vibrant research-led school. Our research puts people at the heart of our endeavours, addressing growing distrust and uncertainty in care systems and practice.

You will have an undergraduate degree in a relevant health or social science discipline and a PhD in a relevant subject area. It is expected that your research will contribute to one of the following academic areas (a) Research into Education; (b) Research in Social Work, Social Policy, Sociology & social anthropology; or (c) Research in midwifery, nursing, public health, physiotherapy & nutrition. These mirror the following units of assessment in the REF: UoA 25, 22, 23 or 3.

You will have the ability to plan your own day-to-day research activity and workload within the framework of the agreed programme and to work effectively with a team of researchers. Excellent communication and writing skills are essential. Please refer to the job description for the full person specification.

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