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Senior Enterprise Fellow (Research Adviser)

Primary Care Population Sciences and Medical Education

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term (until 30/09/2023)
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020
Interview Date:   Tuesday 11 February 2020
Reference:  1225320LG

We are seeking a Senior Research Adviser with an ability to provide high-quality research design advice and support to investigators applying for research grants (particularly NIHR Research Programmes and Fellowships). You will join a dynamic and established team in the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) South Central, located in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton.

The NIHR RDS South Central team includes research advisers with expertise in medical statistics, clinical trials, qualitative research, mixed methods, health economics, epidemiology and public involvement in research. The RDS South Central co-ordinating centre is based in Southampton but we also have sites at the University of Oxford, University of Oxford Brookes and University of Portsmouth. We collaborate closely with Clinical Trials Units in the region.

You may have expertise in any of the areas of medical statistics, epidemiology, qualitative research methodology, health psychology or generic research study design. You will possess excellent communication skills and a clear understanding of what is required to produce a high quality grant application in the support of investigators applying for research grants and fellowships.

The appointment is offered on a part-time basis (up to 0.8 full time equivalent) until 30th September 2023. The work patterns will be 9am to 5pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The post may suit two candidates offering between 0.3-0.6 FTE each.

Potential applicants wishing to discuss the post informally may contact Dr Issy Reading 02381 206 557

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 11th February 2020.

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 Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1225320LG 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.

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

Further details:

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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