Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Adult Social Care

Updated: 24 days ago
Location: Salford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Jun 2024

Opportunity Overview

Are you a researcher with an interest in Adult Social Care? 

The University of Salford are now looking for a Postdoctoral research fellow to work with the newly appointed RCN Foundation Chair in Adult Social Care Nursing. You will work closely with them undertaking research in both education and professional practice, driving forwards the Adult Social Care Nursing agenda. This role includes undertaking research, organising and speaking at national events, writing reports and publications, liaising with people working in social care as well as people receiving social care and project management.  

This is a really exciting opportunity and if you wish to explore this further please contact Professor Vanessa Heaslip (Lead Professor for Nursing and Midwifery) on [email protected] 

A bit about the School of Health and Society

With over 8,000 students we are the largest School at the University, with colleagues and students from all over the world. We are a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real-world impact.

We offer programmes across a range of subject areas including counselling, nursing and midwifery, allied and public health, psychology, sociology, social work and social policy, policing and criminology, and sport.

Through our interdisciplinary research network and three research centres, we focuson improving health, social and individual outcomes. 

Our award-winning facilities give students real-world experience and we have plans to further develop our estate to build on this success.

We are part of the global healthcare community and collaboration is at the heart of what we do, working with a wide range of industry partners locally, regionally and globally.  

By joining us, you will become part of a wide network of professionals, sharing knowledge and expertise.  Like us, you will be passionate and committed and will be part of our ambitious journey, to shape the health professionals, community and social leaders of the future. 

What’s in it for you?

Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme

Generous annual leave - plus the option to buy additional days.

Flexible working - we support a culture of flexible and hybrid working, subject to business requirements.

Professional development - a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential.

Our community – there’s a real sense of belonging here at Salford. We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences. Our difference makes us stronger, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives.

The perks!MySalford, our online employee portal, offers a wide range of lifestyle benefits and discounts.

Wellbeing – your wellbeing is our priority. We have a wide range of dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health.

Sustainable Salford - We embed sustainability in all aspects of university life and have a commitment to becoming NetZero Carbon by 2038.

Location and campuses - Our location sets us apart. We are just 2km from Manchester city centre. Our Peel Park campus is unique and offers lots of green spaces. Our MediaCity campus is at the heart of one of the country's leading digital and media hubs.

Team Salford - By joining us, you can be part of our ambitious journey and help make a real difference to the people and communities we support.

Apply today for a career that works for you!

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