Research Fellow in Health Sciences

Guildford, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £35,211 per annum pro rata
25 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Health Sciences

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £32,236 to £35,211 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term
Post Type:      Part Time
Closing Date:      Sunday 28 April 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

Innovation in the Allied Health Professions: Evaluation of supplementary prescribing by dietitians and independent prescribing by therapeutic radiographers

The School of Health Sciences is a leading provider of undergraduate education in nursing, midwifery, operating department practice, and paramedic practice. The School also has an extensive portfolio of postgraduate and continuing professional development courses, research and consultancy. The School has extensive links with local health care providers.

We are seeking to appoint a 0.6 FTE Research Fellow for up to 42 months to work on the evaluation of supplementary prescribing by dietitians and independent prescribing by therapeutic radiographers funded by the Department of Health Policy Research Programme. The PI for the project is Dr Nicola Carey, Reader in Long Term Conditions in the School of Health Sciences. The research study is a collaborative project with Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UCL Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Cancer Institute, North West NMP Health and Education co-operative alongside our patient advisor.

The post holder with be a suitably qualified researcher who has experience of social, health or medical science-related research and, ideally, a background in dietetics or therapeutic radiography. They will work with other members of the research team and take a significant role in planning, co-ordination and implementation of the research programme.

The School is based in a modern, purpose built, state of the art teaching facility on the University of Surrey campus in Guildford. The campus provides a pleasant working environment with close links to road and rail transport.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. We also offer an exclusive discounted membership package to all our staff for the Surrey Sport Park and on-site nursery.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Nicola Carey via

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