Research Fellow in Applied Health Research

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a. pro rata
18 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in applied health research? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Research Fellow to support development of musculoskeletal research within the School of Healthcare.

You will be expected to contribute to the overall research profile of musculoskeletal research, working directly with Professor Gretl McHugh, Professor of Applied Health Research, to develop and manage research projects.

You will have experience of working in applied health research and the ability and desire to use your skills to improve care and service delivery for individuals with musculoskeletal conditions. You will also have experience of co-ordinating research studies, and a proven track record in developing and maintaining good working relationships with staff and clinical colleagues.  

You will have a  first degree, a Masters with research experience in a research setting or PhD (in a subject area relating to health services research/applied health research). You will also have relevant musculoskeletal research experience in an academic or other relevant health care setting.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Gretl McHugh

Tel: +44 (0) 343 1365, Email: 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Healthcare holds the Silver award.  We are committed to being an inclusive school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:     Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:     School of Healthcare
Category:     Research
Grade:     Grade 7
Salary:     £33,797 to £40,322 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:     60% full time equivalent
Post Type:     Part Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (01 February 2020 – 31 January 2023 (36 months))
Release Date:     Wednesday 16 October 2019
Closing Date:     Wednesday 30 October 2019
Downloads:     Candidate Brief  

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