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Research Fellow in Rural Health & Care

University of Lincoln - College of Social Science Executive Office

Location: Lincoln
Salary: £33,797 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th September 2019
Closes: 31st October 2019
Job Ref: CSS481

Please note this post is fixed term for 2 years and full-time 1.0 FTE

Interview Date: Thursday 31 October 2019

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an experienced scientist with a strong track record in a research field relevant to rural health either a developing or developed country context. We will consider applications from researchers with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. 

This post is part of a major strategic investment by the University of Lincoln in rural health and the successful post older will work closely with Global Professor of Rural Health and Care, Professor Mark Gussy. The University has a diverse portfolio of research including studies evaluating hospital-based and community-based interventions, service design and delivery, and health technologies and will expand and consolidate these strengths in the rural context. The University is associated with the UK National Centre for Rural Health and Care (NCRHC), an independent organisation also located in Lincoln. One of the key strategic focus areas is in the design, delivery and evaluation of Mhealth interventions aimed at improving the health status of populations in rural communities both in UK and abroad. 

The post holder is expected to make a significant contribution towards establishing the centre as an international centre of excellence in rural health, evidenced through an expanded research portfolio, publications in high-quality journals, and demonstrated research impact. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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