Research Fellow, Primary Care Research Centre

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,314 to £39,592 Pro rata per annum
23 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Primary Care Research Centre

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £34,314 to £39,592 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term - 31/05/2024
Closing Date:  Friday 21 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2230423LG

An exciting opportunity is available for a researcher to join the behavioural science group within the Primary Care Research Centre to develop a digital intervention to support carers of people with Parkinson’s and cognitive impairment.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for adapting an established digital behavioural intervention developed by the World Health Organization ( following the Person-Based Approach to intervention development, including carrying out a rapid scoping review of the literature, qualitative research, developing intervention content, and working closely with digital content developers.

Applicants will have a PhD in health or social research or related discipline, or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in relevant discipline (e.g. psychology) and experience of qualitative research. Experience of working with carers or people with long-term conditions, developing digital health interventions, and the person-based approach to intervention development is desirable. 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. 

The post is fixed term for 12 months and will be offered 0.8fte part-time or as a job share from 1st June 2023.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Kate Greenwell (

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Application Procedure 

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference on all correspondence. 

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