Research Fellow, Qualitative/Systematic, CWP Study

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 Pro rata per annum 0.6 FTE
21 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 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 0.6 FTE
Part Time Fixed Term until 30/06/2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 November 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1560021LG

A post is available for an enthusiastic researcher who wishes to contribute to the conduct of a systematic review and thematic synthesis of peoples’ experiences of self-management approaches for Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP) including Fibromyalgia under the supervision of Dr Adam Geraghty. In this project, through the synthesis, we aim develop a model for how self-management interventions affect outcomes in those with CWP including Fibromyalgia. The successful applicant will work as part of a leading team of researchers from the University of Southampton and Royal Holloway, University of London.

You should have:  a PhD in psychology, sociology, health services research or a related area or equivalent qualifications and research experience; evidence of the ability to work independently and efficiently; excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience of conducting systematic reviews and qualitative evidence syntheses (could be one of a range of approaches) is essential. 

Potential applicants who would like further details of the research or to discuss the post are warmly invited to contact Dr Adam Geraghty (email:

The post is for 6 months 3 days a week (60% FTE), starting in January 2021, and will be primarily remote. However, depending on the pandemic context and location of applicant some office time may be possible. The working pattern is flexible and will be discussed with the successful candidate. 

 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 Hannah Farrance (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507 or email  Please quote reference 1560021LG on all correspondence.

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