Research Fellow, PROMDEP

Southampton, United Kingdom
£30,942 to £38,017 Pro rata per annum
04 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Part Time

Primary Care Research Centre

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term (0.5FTE until 31/10/2021 - Maternity Cover)
Closing Date:  Thursday 24 June 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1384421LG

This post provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced primary care researcher, part-time (0.5FTE), to conduct quantitative and qualitative research assessments of general practice patients, for the NIHR HTA funded multicentre PROMDEP research trial, aimed at testing the effects of symptom questionnaires on the management and outcome of depression in general practice. 

The Primary Care Research Centre is a member of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, a national collaboration between the top performing nine academic primary care departments nationally, which provides major opportunities for networking, training, and multicentre collaborations.

We are looking for a track record in carrying out patient research assessments and qualitative interviews.

You will need to have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Health or Research related subject.

The successful candidate will need to take up the post as soon as possible after 1st August 2021. It is funded initially for 3 months, to be extended for up to 12 months, depending on obtaining further funding and the length of maternity leave taken by the research fellow, and subject to satisfactory progress.

For further information please contact Professor Tony Kendrick, or Professor Michael Moore, 

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.  The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.  

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1384421LG on all correspondence. 

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