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Research Fellow

Primary Care and Population Sciences

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £30,395 Pro rata per annum
Part Time (17.5 hours) Fixed Term until 31/12/2019
Closing Date:  Monday 14 January 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1086618LG

Research Fellow in Qualitative Methods

A position is available in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Southampton for a Research Fellow in Qualitative Methods.  The position is based at Aldermoor Health Centre in the Primary Care and Population Sciences Academic Unit. The post holder will be working on a NIHR School for Primary Care Research funded study, entitled “Qualitative study on community pharmacists’ perspectives of recommending herbal medicine in acute infections”. The post holder will primarily be responsible for participant recruitment, qualitative data collection, interviewing community pharmacists, and analysis of data. 

You will be educated to degree level and must have a PhD or equivalent professional qualification and experience in qualitative research. You will possess excellent organisational and communication skills. Previous experience of qualitative research is essential and experience of interviewing health professionals would be preferable. Excellent word processing, communication skills and a good eye for detail are essential requirements for this post. This post is offered part time for a period of 9 months and is available from 1st April 2019.                    

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.                                       

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Mio (Xiao-Yang) Hu on x.hu@soton.ac.uk or 023 8059 1786.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.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) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1086618LG 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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