Research Fellow in Women’s Health

Opening Date:
27 Oct 2017
Closing Date:
19 Nov 2017
Salary Range:

We are developing Women’s Health research within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth and applications are invited for the post of Research Fellow in Women’s Health.

Working with Professor Jill Shawe, you will undertake individual and/or collaborative research projects and proposals, identifying and securing funding sources and build on your individual research profile. You will support the development of the national and international profile of the research group, Faculty, School and University via publications, participation in networks and presentations at conferences or other fora.

To be considered for this post you will have: a first degree and/or a Master’s degree, a PhD or equivalent and a teaching qualification; the ability to work independently and as part of a team; substantial experience of research methods and practical research experience; experience of managing research data; excellent IT skills.

Research in the School was rated highly in the REF2014 and continues to grow. The Plymouth University Clinical Schools initiative is an exciting development, through which applied nursing and midwifery research focuses on topics that are timely and relevant to advancing the quality of care. Other existing clusters of research, including Applied Health Genetics, e-health and Sustainability, Society and Heath, continue to attract external funding and PhD students.

This vacancy will involve working with children and/or vulnerable adults and any appointment will be subject to receipt of clearance for the Protection of Children from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This is a Full Time position working 37 hours per week on a Permanent basis.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Jill Shawe, email:

Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 19 November 2017

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all