Research Fellow in Cancer Rehabilitation

University of Hull - Centre for Health and Population Sciences

This post is full time, fixed term for three years and has been made available through the release of the University of Hull’s Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) endowment fund. It is part of YCR’s large investment in applied health research in cancer, “Reducing Inequalities in Cancer Outcomes in Yorkshire: Realising our potential for innovation in Diagnosis, Patient Management, Survivorship and Palliative Care Research”. The post-holder will work with other researchers in the patient management and survivorship and palliative care workstreams to develop and testa multi-disciplinary intervention to optimise physical function and nutritional status in older people with cancer looking at rehabilitation prior to, during and cancer therapy, including for those with cancer that persists or relapses following treatment.

The post holder will have expertise in a discipline relevant to rehabilitation of people with cancer, or other serious illnesses e.g. palliative care. He/she will demonstrate a commitment to the pursuit of excellence in research, and have completed a PhD in a relevant subject.   

To discuss this role informally, please contact Professors Miriam Johnson,

E (T 01482 463309) or Mike Lind (T 01482 461318)

For information about the Hull York Medical School visit and for SEDA


Applications for this post can be made by completing a short online personal details form, and uploading your CV, research project outline proposal (NB must relate to one of the topics described above, word limit 1500), covering letter, publications and any other relevant information. 

This post requires clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service - Adult Workforce.

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The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes.

Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

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