Research Fellow Ref 10291
School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology, Department of Sociology
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term for 9 months
Salary: Starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 15 November 2022
Closing date: 08 December 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 01 January 2023
We are looking for an exceptional early career researcher to assist in the completion of the Wellcome Trust funded project Marginalisation and the microbe: how to mobilise around antimicrobial resistance without increasing social inequalities
We require someone with extensive and current knowledge of policy and practice relating to antimicrobial resistance, a strong mastery of relevant sociological scholarship, and experience of collecting and analyzing qualitative data in defined areas which could contribute to the project – particularly in relation to bladder health and lesser known transmissible diseases.
We are very keen to disseminate project findings beyond academic circles and would therefore welcome someone with strong connections to clinical and patient networks who is willing to engage with novel forms of communication and engagement.
Whilst we would be looking for someone with the confidence and ability to engage with academics working in related fields, involvement in patient activism and/or policy development would also be seen as a significant advantage.
You will need to identify strongly with the values of the project which commit us to giving due attention to the experience of underserved groups in order to inform health care policy and clinical practice going forward.
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.
The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.
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