UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Research Fellow - School of Health Sciences

Location
Guildford, Surrey (GB)
Salary
£31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Posted
13 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2018
Ref
061718
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Surrey ranked 10th in The Guardian league table for 2018 and is the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

The University's ethos is based upon a belief in our ability to make a difference to the world - to have a positive impact through our free-thinking and hard work. 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 the endeavors of every employee. Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.

Sitting within the University’s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the School of Health Sciences has achieved substantial success and is currently ranked 3rd by the Complete University Guide 2018 and 4th by the Times and Sunday Time Good University Guide 2018. The School is a leading provider of undergraduate and postgraduate education and is in the top 10 in the UK for research following the recent Research Excellence Framework assessment. In addition to this, we have been awarded Gold for our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The School is in an exciting period of development and opportunity with ambitious plans for the future that focus on the continuing development of excellence in teaching, building our international research profile and extending our clinical collaborations nationally and internationally. The School has a particular focus on integrated care and ensuring professional development to enable optimal health outcomes for individuals and our research is at the forefront of developing innovative technology for future healthcare delivery.

We are seeking to recruit a post-doctoral Research Fellow to work with Professor Jill Maben and colleagues in the School of Health Sciences on an NIHR funded study evaluating the implementation of ‘Freedom to Speak up Local Guardians in NHS Acute and Mental Health Hospital Trusts in England’. The role is for up to 21 months to start 1 November 2018. The successful post-holder will join our thriving research team in the Workforce, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) theme in the School.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Our benefits package includes final salary pension scheme and discounted membership to the Surrey Sports Park. The University is easily accessible by road and rail, and is a short distance from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Jill Maben via email on j.maben@surrey.ac.uk

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 24th September

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