Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences

Surrey, United Kingdom
£27,446 to £33,724 per annum (pro-rata 0.8 FTE)
25 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Health Sciences: Research

Location: Guildford
Salary: £27,446 to £33,724 per annum (pro-rata 0.8 FTE)
Fixed Term
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 06 February 2023
Reference: 004123

Innovation in the Allied Health Professions: Evaluation of supplementary prescribing by dietitians and independent prescribing by therapeutic radiographers.

The School of Health Sciences is a leading provider of undergraduate education in nursing, midwifery, operating department practice, and paramedic practice. The School also has an extensive portfolio of postgraduate and continuing professional development courses, research and consultancy. The School has extensive links with local health care providers. 

We are seeking to appoint a 0.8 FTE Research Fellow for up to 11 months to work on the evaluation of supplementary prescribing by dietitians and independent prescribing by  therapeutic radiographers funded by the Department of Health Policy Research Programme. The PI for the project is Dr Nicola Carey, Head of Department, University of the Highlands and Islands. The research study is a collaborative project with Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UCL Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Cancer Institute, North West NMP Health and Education co-operative alongside our patient advisor.

The post holder with be a suitably qualified researcher who has experience of social, health or medical science-related research and, ideally, a background in dietetics or therapeutic radiography. She/he will work with other members of the research team and take a significant role in planning, co-ordination and implementation of the research programme.

The School is based in a modern, purpose built, state of the art teaching facility on the University of Surrey campus in Guildford. The campus provides a pleasant working environment with close links to road and rail transport. Full time and part time options will be considered.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. We also offer an exclusive discounted membership package to all our staff for the Surrey Sport Park.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Karen Stenner via

When completing the online application form, please ensure that you include the following information:

* a supporting statement; and

* either complete the previous work experience and education sections of the application form or submit a CV.

Interview Date: w/c 13 February 2023

Further details: Job Description

Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£33,314) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate. Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£34,308).

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