Senior Research Fellow x 2 Ref: 6050

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, SHORE-C
Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Working hours and arrangements are dependent on the tasks required by individual research projects, for example some out of normal office hours working and travel may be required occasionally
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 6050
Salary: starting at £51,034 to £59,135 per annum
Placed on: 26 July 2021 
Closing date: 16 August 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

Applications are invited for two experienced Research Fellows 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.

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

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

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If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria.

How to apply

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