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Research Fellow

Primary Care and Population Sciences

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £30,395 to £34,189 Pro rata per annum
Part Time (17.5 hours) Fixed Term until 31/10/2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 01 January 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1071418LG-R

Primary Medical Care Group

This post provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced primary care researcher to conduct quantitative and qualitative research assessments for the NIHR HTA funded multicentre PROMDEP research trial, aimed at testing the effects of symptom questionnaires on the management and outcome of depression in general practice. The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Health or Research related subject.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.  The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

The Primary Medical Care Group is a member of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, a national collaboration between the nine departments that performed best in the 2013 REF, which provides major opportunities for networking, training, and multicentre collaborations.

This post is part time (17.5 hours per week). The post is funded until October 31st 2021, subject to satisfactory progress.

We are looking for a track record in quantitative research in a UK primary care setting, including proven experience of carrying out patient research assessments and qualitative interviews.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. 

For further information please contact Professor Tony Kendrick, ark1@soton.ac.uk or Professor Michael Moore, mvm198@soton.ac.uk

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 238059 9002. Please quote reference 1071418LG on all correspondence.

Please note: The University Recruitment department will be closed from close of business on Thursday 20th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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