Research Fellow

Opening Date:
1 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
24 Sep 2023
Salary Range:


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Health & Psychological Sciences is dedicated to the education and development of health professionals and the performance of high-quality research. It is located in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.

We have an ongoing programme of work within the Department of Optometry & Visual Sciences entitled, “An investigation into new methods of perimetry and analysis of perimetric data”

People with eye conditions like macular disease and glaucoma can have missing parts (scotoma) in their vision; these vary in size/severity/location depending on stage of disease. Perimetry is the automated clinal examination used to assess scotoma. The research fellow will be directed by Professor David Crabb to contribute to an on-going programme of work developing new perimetry tests and on new methods for analysing data from these tests.

A research fellow is to be appointed at in the Department of Optometry and Visual Science in the School of Health and Psychological Sciences to be directed by Professor David Crabb. The research fellow will contribute to an ongoing programme of work entitled, “An investigation into new methods of perimetry and analysis of perimetric data”

The post requires someone with experience in ophthalmology and specific experience in analysis of results from the imaging and functional (perimetry) tests to be used in the project. The research fellow will work in Professors Crabb’s research laboratory (Crabb Lab

Person Specification
The postholder would be expected to take the lead on implementation of data, support general research activities and hold a PHD.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 24th September 2023 at 11:59pm
Interviews scheduled for: 3rd October 2023

The role is available from 6th November 2023 or earlier by negotiation.
City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

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