Senior Research Fellow

University of Nottingham - Health Sciences

Location: UK Other

Salary: £38,183 to £41,709 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited from recent PhD graduates with excellent academic records of achievement for a postdoctoral fellowship (PDF) within the Ethnicity and Health research cluster School of Health Sciences. Supervision will be provided by Prof Gina Higginbottom. The PDF will be part of a team advancing a National Institute for Health Study (NIHR) Interventions that improve maternity care and access for immigrant women in England: a narrative systematic review. The PDF will work in close collaboration with Prof Higginbottom and other team meetings. Full training will be given in narrative synthesis and it is anticipated that the candidate will have a full repertoire of research skills including qualitative research methodologies and it would be advantageous to hold some knowledge of systematic reviews. Excellent oral and report writing skills are required, as it the ability to work with minimal supervision.

The PDF will be responsible of operationalising the review on a day to day to basis, assisting in the evolution of the research strategy, implementing the search strategy and retrieving data.
In anticipated that the post holder will have excellent data management and meticulous record keeping skills, as this is a major component of the role. Excellent team working skills are required as the PDF will facilitate communication between all team members, academic, clinicians and policy makers and organise team members. The PDF will contribute to the knowledge transition activities working in close collaboration with team members therefore an excellent academic record and publications are required.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Gina Higginbottom tel: 0115 823 0991 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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