Research Fellow Ref: 9848

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Part time hours considered up to 0.6FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: 12 month fixed term in the first instance
Reference: 9848
Salary: starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata
Placed on01 November 2022
Closing date:  01 December 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

Applications are invited for a 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, intervention development, self-management or health literacy. 

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

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.

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

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9848 [PDF 92.29KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact

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

How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to  

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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