Post Title : Research Fellow 2x Posts available.
SBU/Department: Health and Social work
FTE: 1 FTE (Working 37 Hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Fixed Term – Three years
Salary: UH7 £37,099 to £44,263pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience
Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
We are a committed equal opportunities employer and candidates wishing to work part time or on a role share basis should state this when applying.
Are you a high performing Early Career Researcher on a trajectory to becoming a future research leader? The Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC) in the School of Health and Social Work is investing in its research staff and infrastructure with two Early Career Researcher posts, to assist in the further growth of research excellence and collaboration.
The two appointed Early Career Research Fellows will be based within CRIPACC. Centre staff can work remotely but the successful applicants must be prepared to travel to the University when required and to travel as necessary to undertake their research responsibilities.
Main duties and responsibilities
We are seeking two ambitious Research Fellows to develop research within one or more of our key areas of research activity:
• Communities, Young People and Family Lives
• Place Based Ageing
• Patient Experience and Public Involvement
Within these areas, the Research Fellows are likely to have a growing track record in research relevant to health and social care research.
This is an exciting opportunity for the two successful Research Fellows to develop their independent research portfolio, working collaboratively with leading academics, key stakeholders and communities. The Research Fellows will have knowledge and experience of developing health / social care / public health research at local, regional, national or international levels.
Skills and experience required
Experience and knowledge relevant to the stated program areas together with experience of collaborating with academic and non-academic collaborators is required. Evidence of experience of submitting at least one external grant application to a major funding body is required. Candidates are expected to be able to demonstrate working on their own initiative to develop research and to evidence communication to a high standard to a variety of audiences..
You will have an undergraduate honors degree (or equivalent in a relevant discipline) and a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject or equivalent experience.
Training and support will be provided to enable the Research Fellows to continue to develop a career as a senior academic
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.
An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Candidates are encouraged to arrange an informal discussion about this post. Please get in touch with Lindsey Parker ([email protected]) in the first instance, who can arrange an informal discussion with a senior academic in CRIPACC.
Closing Date : 23 February 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference Number: 056495
Date advert placed: 17 January 2024
Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts