Research Fellow Ref: 5125

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 at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Placed on: 8 February 2021
Closing date: 1 March 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible
Previous applicants need not apply

Job description

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 and significant post-doctoral experience in design and/or interpretation of patient reported outcome measures, interviewing skills and/or teaching communication skills to HCPs within the oncology field.  In addition, candidates must demonstrate post-doctoral expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research methods.  

The SHORE-C group conducts a variety of projects in numerous areas including quality of life in cancer trials, patient preferences for different treatments, communication and other interventional studies.  It is expected that the person appointed will take a leadership role for developing studies, and have a strong track record in clinical research.

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

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

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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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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