SPCR VENUS Research Fellow

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 Pro rata per annum
13 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Primary Care Research Centre

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term until 30/11/2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 19 October 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1547521LG

An exciting opportunity is available for a qualitative researcher within the Primary Care Research Centre to conduct a qualitative study exploring the views of primary care clinicians and care home staff about the management of urinary tract infections in care home residents.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for research approvals, participant recruitment, carrying out and analysing qualitative interviews and writing up study reports. You will also be responsible for managing the project, including organising meetings and managing study budgets, and for supporting the study public contributors.

Applicants will have an in-depth understanding of qualitative methods, usually gained through a relevant PhD, but may also have been achieved via other research experience, normally supported by a relevant postgraduate degree. Successful applicants will have demonstrated their ability to work independently and efficiently in a research context and will have excellent written English skills with meticulous attention to detail. Experience of using qualitative analysis software such as NVivo would be an advantage. 

The post is fixed term for 12 months and will be offered part time (18 hours per week) from 1st December 2021. Working hours can be flexible.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Prof Nick Francis by email at 

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 Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1547521LG on all correspondence.

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