Research Fellow in Collaborative Research Development

Job Title: Research Fellow in Collaborative Research Development
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: Hatfield
Salary: £32,004 - £38,183 pro rata per annum
Reference: 014223
Contact Name: Dr Helen Ellis-Caird
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2016 11:31

Job Description

Research Fellow in Collaborative Research Development

School of Life and Medical Sciences - Department of Psychology

£32,004 - £38,183 pro rata per annum

Grade: UH7

Part-time 0.4 or 0.5 FTE

This is a fixed term post for 24 months

The University of Hertfordshire jointly with Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are seeking to recruit a Research Fellow with responsibility for identifying collaborative research opportunities in areas which have both a clinical and mental health focus. The successful candidate will take forwards these collaborative projects, by coordinating, writing and submitting joint grant applications to NIHR and other relevant funding streams.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or PhD in a clinically relevant area of Psychology and experience with both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Excellent communication skills and the ability to facilitate and coordinate links between clinicians and researchers as well as strong skills in professional and research writing are essential.

The candidate will be joining an active and successful research community, and it is expected that the candidate will have an opportunity to gain funding to support the development of a research profile.

The University offers a range of benefits including a guaranteed pension, professional development, family friendly policies and discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village.

For informal discussion contact Dr Helen Ellis-Caird ( or Prof Tim Gale (

Apply online at

Ref: 014223

Closing date: 21 November 2016.

Interview date: 7 December 2016