Senior Research Fellow Ref: 9904

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, SHORE-C
Hours: : Full Time hours considered up to 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 9904
Salary: starting at £53,353 to £61,823 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 07 November 2022
Closing date:  06 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 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 must 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, clinical or intervention trials, 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 take on a leadership role for the development of new studies, and have already demonstrated 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 but be expected to 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.

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 9904 [PDF 99.64KB]

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 and meets the salary requirements for Skilled Worker Sponsorship if full time. Please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page  for further information about Visa Sponsorship.

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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