Research Fellow

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1435158

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Research Fellow based in Belfast.

Research Fellow

Ref: 19/107740

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some £300m.  As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of a very few Nursing and Midwifery Schools in the country to be awarded a prestigious Silver Athena SWAN Award, an accolade which they achieved in 2012 in recognition of good practice in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in Science and higher education. 

Our five core values – Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence – are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery conducts world-class research leading to improvements in health and well-being in partnership with health professionals, leading charities, patients and carers.

Our research involves clinical partners and community stakeholders in co-designed studies to ensure our research impacts positively in healthcare and society and is widely cited in international clinical care guidelines relating to chronic illness and child health.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast has achieved the highly prized position of being a ‘Global Top Fifty’ department in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

This is a full-time contract available until 31 July 2021

You will be an active member of the PRECISE research project assisting in the planning and delivery of an exercise programme for patients with pancreatic cancer undergoing chemotherapy whilst ensuring that the study complies with the necessary ethics governance.

You will also assist in the co-ordination of a project steering group and an advisory board that have ongoing involvement in the study.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD.
  • A degree in sport and exercise sciences or closely related area
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience conducting sport and exercise science research collecting performance data on exercise and/or physical activity from human participants.

Further information about the School can be found on our website.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Karen Galway.

Salary scale – £33,199 to £35,210 per annum

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Wednesday 18 September 2019

Anticipated interview date: Friday 27 September 2019

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.