Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences

Guildford, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 per annum
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Health Sciences

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,236 to £39,609 per annum   Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 18 October 2018
Closing Date:  Sunday 11 November 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  082018

We are excited to advertise a postdoctoral position that will be one of the key research fellow positions in a multidisciplinary and national project, which is a collaboration between the University of Surrey, King’s College London, University College London, University of Oxford and Revolving Doors. In this NIHR funded project, we aim to assess the burden and cost of cancer in English prisons; equity, access and experience of care; inform cancer and prison healthcare policy; and develop priorities for improving models and pathways of care for the prison population.

We are looking for an individual with excellent qualitative research and communication skills, both verbal and written (as evidenced by authorship of peer-reviewed publications), who is both able to work independently and liaise with colleagues in other organisations. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and undertaking research activities relating to the qualitative phase of the study, including ethical and R&D approvals, data collection and analysis and dissemination. Knowledge and experience of undertaking research in the criminal justice sector or cancer care would be an advantage.

This is a fixed-term post for up to 24 months

In addition to salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes salary, pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

The University of Surrey ranked 10th in The Guardian league table for 2018 and is the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

Sitting within the University’s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the School of Health Sciences has achieved substantial success and is currently ranked 3rd by the Complete University Guide 2018 and 4th by the Times and Sunday Time Good University Guide 2018. The School is a leading provider of undergraduate and postgraduate education and is in the top 10 in the UK for research following the recent Research Excellence Framework assessment. In addition to this, we have been awarded Gold for our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Further information about the University and the School of Health Sciences can be found at   For an informal discussion please contact Dr Jo Armes

 Please use the links below to go to the relevant pages to apply. We can only accept applications from the University of Surrey website.