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Research Fellow

Primary Care and Population Sciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £30,942 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (until 31/03/2022)
Closing Date:  Saturday 21 December 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1210119LG

A position is available in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Southampton for a Research Fellow. The position is based at Southampton General Hospital within the Public Health Group at the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education, and is funded by the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre. The post holder will undertake research to support the Preconception Partnership’s objectives towards optimising preconception health, including generating the metrics for the Preconception Health Report Card for England. Working within a team, the post holder will primarily be responsible for planning, conducting and delivering high quality research aligned to this specified programme of research.

You will be educated to degree level and must have either a PhD*, or be nearing the completion of one, in a health/public health/nutrition or social science research field. Previous experience of working on health-related studies utilising quantitative data analysis techniques is essential. Competence in using Stata and/or R for statistical modelling is desirable. You will possess excellent organisational, communication and computing skills, and must have experience of effectively working as part of a team. 

*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 available immediately until 31 March 2022.

Interviews will be held at Southampton General Hospital.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Nisreen Alwan on 023 812041776 or Professor Mary Barker on 023 8076 4013

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 1210119LG on all correspondence.

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.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

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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