ARC Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Opening Date:
17 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
1 Mar 2020
Salary Range:

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sunderland is one of the regional universities which make up the NIHR North East and North Cumbria Applied Research Collaboration. Within School of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Helen McArdle Nursing and Care Research Institute carries out applied clinical research and has an ambitious growth plan. Focusing on the ARC theme of Multimorbility, Ageing and Frailty (MMAF), there is an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to join our team and contribute to the regional ARC.

The successful candidate will meed to hold a PhD or equivalent, have evidence of high quality publications and experience of carrying out clinical research in health and care settings.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Dr Yitka Graham, Head of the Helen McArdle Nursing and Care Research Institute via email at

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.

Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you therefore 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.