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Research Fellow, Health Sciences

Surrey, United Kingdom
£20,534 to £25,230 per annum pro rata (0.57 FTE)
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

Health Sciences: Research

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £20,534 to £25,230 per annum pro rata (0.57 FTE)
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 29 April 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  013124-R

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. 

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee.  

Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.  

The role

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position in to work part time on an CCLG-funded project: Understanding paediatric ambulatory chemotherapy service provision within the UK. The successful post holder will be based in the School of Health Sciences, working with Dr Gemma Bryan, together with Dr Jess Morgan from Leeds Children's Hospital. 

The aim of this project is to understand the current status of ambulatory chemotherapy provision within paediatric oncology services across the UK. Taking into account both how services have been implemented and the current experience of receiving or delivering care, this project will consider a range of issues related to AC, which will develop iteratively as data is collected and analysed.

About you

The post holder must have:

  • A PhD or equivalent experience in health sciences, psychology or related disciplines
  • Expertise in qualitative research methods, ideally the use of participant observation and / or photovoice
  • Experience of navigating NHS ethical and R&D approvals
  • The ability to work both independently and part of a team. Hybrid working available.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to travel to study sites to collect data (UK and Ireland only) including some overnight stays

How to apply

To apply for this role, please upload a CV and cover letter with your application on the University of Surrey Website. 

The post is available for a fixed term of 22 months with an ideal start date ASAP.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Gemma Bryan (

Interview Date week commencing 6th of May. 

The University of Surrey reserves the right to close this vacancy early based on Volume and Calibre of applications.

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