Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Schools of Health & Life Sciences and Education and Social Sciences

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£36,914 - £44,045 per annum pro-rata
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Schools of Health & Life Sciences and Education and Social Sciences
Paisley Campus
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
£36,914 - £44,045 per annum pro-rata
Fixed Term: 36 months
Part- Time 17.5 hours per week

The University of the West of Scotland is an ambitious, growing university at an exciting stage in our development. We have renewed our academic and international focus and are growing our research and knowledge exchange. 

An opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Health & Life Sciences, each for a period of 36 months to support the aims of the interdisciplinary NERC-funded project, part of the India-UK antimicrobial resistance initiative: ‘Advanced Metagenomics, Sensors and Photocatalysis for Antimicrobial Resistance Elimination (AMSPARE)’.

Applications are invited from candidates educated to PhD level or with equivalent experience in a similar role in a Public Health Policy research setting, ideally with demonstrable experience in investigation of regulatory policies and development of frameworks to consolidate academic, industry and government relationships. 

The successful candidates will be based at our Paisley Campus with some flexibility to undertake activities at the Lanarkshire campus. 

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting your personal development and providing an inclusive working environment.  UWS has the Athena SWAN Bronze Award, is a Disability Confident employer, and welcomes applications from under-represented groups; as such we particularly encourage applications supporting our diversity agenda. 

Informal enquiries may be made to – Professor John Connolly

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing date:        11th October 2020 
Interview date:     week beginning 26th October 2020 

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.