Research Fellow

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 23 Oct 2020

Cardiff University School of Healthcare Sciences is seeking to appoint an ambitious and well organised Research Fellow who will work directly with Velindre University NHS Trust, to pursue excellence in applied cancer care research and inspire others to do the same.

The Velindre Research Fellow will receive professorial mentorship to strengthen their personal profile of research, publication and collaboration. This will include the opportunity to manage a research project, taking responsibility for the research idea, design, delivery, reporting and dissemination. The project is expected to be about cancer care in vulnerable people with the potential to inform an improvement or innovation in cancer care.
Cardiff University is one of the UK's leading research universities. The School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University is committed to the development of impactful healthcare knowledge that directly improves health outcomes and healthcare for patients and families. 

We are working in partnership with Velindre University NHS Hospital Trust to develop research capacity in cancer nurses and allied healthcare professionals building on existing strength. The successful applicant will work closely with and be directly responsible to Jane Hopkinson, Velindre Professor of Nursing and Interdisciplinary Cancer Care, lead for the All Wales Cancer Nurse and Allied Health Professional Research Network, and lead for the Healthcare Sciences Cancer Research Group. They will work with people who have a cancer diagnosis, both as research partners and as research participants. Experience of working with people with cancer would be an advantage.
Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Professor Jane Hopkinson ( ) 

The post is part-time (28 hours) and is fixed-term until 30 September 2023

Salary: £42,792 - £49,553 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 7)

Date advert posted: Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Closing date: Friday, 23 October 2020

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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