Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of the West of Scotland - School of Health, Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date: Friday 5 January 2018

Interview Date: Friday 2 February 2018

Contract Type: Fixed term 6 months

We invite applications for a full-time, fixed term Postdoctoral Research Fellow post to join a small research team to work on a CSO funded study exploring the acceptability, facilitators and barriers to accessing palliative care services for people living with end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

The successful applicant will manage the day-to-day running of the project, including working with NHS partners to recruit participants, conduct in-depth qualitative interviews and data analysis.  The successful candidate will also contribute to the writing up of research findings for publication.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject and have experience of using qualitative research methods.

Informal enquiries should be made to:

Caroline Sime 01698 283 100 ext. 8696; email

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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