Research Fellow

Job Title: Research Fellow
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton East
Salary: starting at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Job Published: June 03, 2021 13:21

Job Description

Post Title: Research Fellow

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, SHORE-C
Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 5125
Salary: starting at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum

Closing date: 30 June 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: August 2021 

Applications are invited for an experienced Research Fellow to join the Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) unit within BSMS, based at the University of Sussex.  Applicants should ideally have a PhD in Health Psychology or related discipline and post-doctoral experience in areas such as the design and/or interpretation of patient reported outcome measures, interviewing skills and/or teaching communication. 

The SHORE-C group conducts a variety of projects including:- the measurement of quality of life in cancer treatment trials, studies examining patient preferences for different treatments, communication and other interventional studies.  It is expected that the person appointed will be keen to eventually take on a leadership role for developing studies, and have already demonstrated some ability at attracting research funding. 

The successful candidate will initially work collaboratively with other members of the team on a variety of on-going projects and ultimately lead and develop others.

Please contact for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.