Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Humanities

London (GB)
10 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
11 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Humanities

We are putting together a team to work on our Welcome Trust Investigator Award project - A Theatre of Emotions: The Affective Landscape of Nineteenth-Century British Surgery - to explore the place of emotion within the practice, politics and representation of nineteenth-century surgery and to consider its implications for contemporary clinical practice.

The project duration is three years and as such we are offering three-year fixed-term contracts for the following role:

Senior Research Fellow Grade RU08 1.0 (full-time) starting salary £38,428 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the UK, with some of the highest regarded academic departments in the country.

This is an exciting time for the university, with investment in new curricula, the construction of a new £35m state-of-the-art library and student accommodation, the development of a number of external partnerships across the globe and plans for more doctoral scholarships.

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves into successful graduate careers. We are ranked the best modern university in London in major UK league tables and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching, and working.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Michael Brown on (0)20 8392 3840 or email
To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, please visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

The closing date for completed applications is: 11th May 2017.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week commencing 23rd May 2017.

The University is an equal opportunities employer. 

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