Research Fellow

Opening Date:
22 Sep 2017
Closing Date:
5 Oct 2017
Salary Range:

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The Division of Midwifery and Radiography within the School of Health Sciences delivers an extensive range of high-quality undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research degrees.

This is an excellent opportunity for a social researcher with maternity research knowledge to contribute to a study of women’s experiences of participating in a feasibility trial of two methods of outpatient induction of labour. This 0.4 FTE role will be based with the Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research in the School of Health Sciences at City, University of London and will work closely with Professor Christine McCourt and Dr Mandie Scamell, as well as researchers and professionals based at St George’s and Medway NHS Trusts.

The successful candidate will have experience of survey and qualitative research, knowledge of maternity services in the UK, a Masters degree and a PhD or equivalent advanced professional experience.