Research Fellow - Nursing

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London (GB)
(£)38017 to 41526
07 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Research Fellow (Permanent with funding until 30 October 2022)

Reference Number 60031384
Location Northampton Square 
School / Service School of Health Sciences
Department Nursing
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Part-time
Salary Range (£)38017 to 41526


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

Applications are invited for a Part-time Research Fellow to work for 24 months on a 3 year appreciative action research project (Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking project (CHFaNs:IL) across England. The project is being funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust (DMT) and The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) and is led by My Home Life England at City, University of London. 

The aim of this project is to adopt an appreciative action research approach to co-create, pilot and deliver a range of CHFaNs:IL initiatives in 12 local areas to develop volunteering habit amongst young people, helping them to connect with residents of care homes and to share the lessons learnt.


You will work alongside the team to identify and analyse impact data and learning points, adopting an appreciative action research approach, in relation to the following questions:
1. What is currently working well with youth social action in care homes? 
2. What do young and older people value most about youth social action in care homes?
3. How can schools, community youth organisations, and care homes work together to enhance youth social action in care homes?
4. What can society do together to make it happen more of the time?

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have a PhD, a degree in health, social science, psychology or related discipline and have experience of research within this field. Excellent interpersonal, teamworking and writing skills and an ability to undertake some travel across England.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 25th October 2020

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 4th November 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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