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Research Fellow in Clinical Aspects of Health and Wellbeing (Ref:052)

Salary range: 
£36,382 to £42,149 per annum

Full time, fixed term for two years

We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join the University of Suffolk as a Research Fellow in the Clinical Aspects of Health and Wellbeing within the newly established Institute of Health and Wellbeing.  A key focus of the applied clinical research strand within the Institute of Health and Wellbeing (IHW) is the psychobiosocial aspects of both chronic illness and perinatal wellbeing.

The Research Fellow post will be primarily based at the Waterfront Campus at the University of Suffolk, Ipswich and will also spend time working at Ipswich General Hospital. The post holder will work under the supervision of the Clinical Director of the IHW, Professor Colin Martin, and will work closely with Professor Martin’s existing network of collaborators within the field. This post provides the unique opportunity to collaborate on existing projects as well as developing bids for new research opportunities.

The post holder will possess a PhD, a clinical qualification would also be highly desirable, as would substantial experience within a clinical research setting. They should have the flexibility to work within diverse teams, while demonstrating self-motivation and time management skills and the ability to work, often to tight deadlines, with limited supervision. The post holder will be expected to have a strong research background including experience in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, experience of NHS research structures and processes, ethics, and quality assurance in health-related research.

Closing date: Thursday 10th February, 5pm

Interview date: w/c 14th February 2022

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

How to apply:

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  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

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