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Research Fellow

Primary Care and Population Sciences

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term for 24 months
Closing Date:  Thursday 22 August 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 09 September 2019
Reference:  1164519LG

A position is available in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Southampton for a Research Fellow.  The position is based at Aldermoor Health Centre in the School of Primary Care and Population Sciences, and is funded by the Chiropractic Research Council, UK.  The post holder will work on a range of research projects involving models of MSK care delivery involving chiropractors within or aligned with primary care. Working with a senior research fellow already in place, the post holder will primarily be responsible for planning, conducting and delivering high quality research aligned to this theme.

You will be educated to degree level and must have either a PhD in a musculoskeletal or health-related area or an equivalent professional qualification and experience in a musculoskeletal or health-related field.  You will have relevant professional and/or clinical experience involving chiropractors and previous experience of working on health-related studies utilising quantitative or qualitative data analysis techniques is essential. You will possess excellent organisational, communication and IT skills, and must have experience of effectively working as part of a team.  It is desirable that you have a track-record of research outputs (e.g. publications, presentations, thesis/dissertation, and public engagement activities in the MSK research field). 

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.

This post is part time (2 days per week) for a period of 24 months and is available from the 1st October 2019.

 Interviews will be held at Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Professor Dave Newell on 01202 436207

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at 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 1164519LG on all correspondence.

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The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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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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