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Research Associate (Veteran Health and Wellbeing)

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term for 24 months from appointment
Hours per Week:  3.5
Closing Date:  Tuesday 11 May 2021
Reference:  0184-21
Further details:    Job Description    

Our School of Nursing and Health Sciences is the largest School within the University, encompassing academic staff across Undergraduate, and Postgraduate Nursing and Allied Health Professional Programmes including Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing, Paramedic Science, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.

Our Helen McArdle Nursing and Care Research Institute is an integral part of our School, supporting the development of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional (NMAHP) applied research within health and care settings aligned to the under the Institute's strategic themes of Health Services Research, Nursing, Military and Veteran Health, Out of Hospital Care and Bariatric Surgical Care.

As a School, we embrace research, impact and innovation, we are forward thinking in our approach and have strong working relationships with external organisations The Helen McArdle Nursing and Care Research Institute has a pivotal role to play in our School and wider Faculty's ambitious growth plans.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to join the Institute on a part-time, fixed term contract to support our research into Veteran Health and Wellbeing.

The successful candidate should have experience of being a Research Associate in a university setting, delivering research in the area of veteran health and wellbeing and working directly with veterans.

For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Dr Yitka Graham, Head of the Helen McArdle Nursing and Care Research Institute at

Please note this position is a part-time fixed-contract for 24 months.

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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