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Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed term, Part time)

Health Sciences

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £28,762 to £37,474 per annum, pro rata depending on skills and experience (minimum £32348 with relevant PhD).
Closing Date:  Monday 10 April 2023
Reference:  MED097423

The School of Health Sciences in partnership with the Rights Lab, University of Nottingham is looking for an experienced researcher to contribute to a focussed programme of work on the prevention of harm to women and girls exposed to elevated risks of modern slavery and human trafficking. Working with the programme lead, Liz Such, the Research Associate/Fellow will show initiative and drive in conducting primary and secondary research in the pursuit of better support, protection and healthcare services for women and their babies. The post holder will be expected to undertake independent research as well as working as part of a team across the School of Health Sciences and the Rights Lab. This will include working to develop meaningful engagement with people and communities affected by exploitation and trafficking, working with and across health and wellbeing services, including maternal care; and, creating impactful outputs to support the wider anti-slavery system to develop and sustain prevention activities. 

The role holder will hold a PhD (or will be near completion) and have experience of qualitative and participatory methodologies. They will be familiar with systematic reviewing/evidence syntheses. They will be attentive to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion in research and will be responsible for writing up their work in order to contribute to published outcomes.

The role holder will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, develop research methods and extend their research portfolio. The Research Associate/Fellow will be encouraged and supported to develop research independence with support of the School.

This is a fixed-term post available until 31st August 2025. Hours of work are part-time (18.12 hours per week).

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Liz Such, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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