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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Exeter - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences - Public Health and Sport Sciences

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £41,732 to £46,974 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th December 2023
Closes: 8th January 2024
Job Ref: R89692

The above full-time (1.0 FTE) position is available as soon as possible on a fixed-term (until December 2028) basis. This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The post
We are seeking an experienced researcher (up to 1.0 FTE) to join a small, focused team that will be conducting responsive, high-quality systematic reviews to support pressing public health issues. The team will form the core of the Public Health Review Team, a group funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Public Health Research Programme to address public health priorities. The new review team is a collaboration between the University of Exeter with Cardiff University and the University of Birmingham. For the successful applicant, this new programme of work represents an exciting opportunity to conduct innovative evidence syntheses which aim to embed evidence into the development and implementation of public health.

About you
You will be a researcher with experience of systematic review methods with a specific focus on public health quantitative evidence and public health policy, and a career commitment to health research. You should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within an established research programme.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification (available on the university's website, accessed by the 'Apply' button) for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world’s most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

For further information please contact Prof G.J. Melendez-Torres, email g.j.melendez-torres@exeter.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 726066.

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