Research Fellowships – NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent, Surrey, Sussex

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Closing date: 1st December

Research Fellow x 2 – NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent Surrey Sussex (ARC KSS)

University of Sussex, The Brighton and Sussex Medical School – Centre for Dementia Studies

Applications are invited for two, two-year fixed-term NIHR Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellow posts in dementia based at the Centre for Dementia Studies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

The two posts are funded by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent Surrey Sussex (ARC KSS) to build dementia research capacity regionally and will be appointed to work within the Living Well with Dementia Theme.

Applications are welcome from those with a range of backgrounds including academic researchers and those with experience of delivering clinical services for people living with dementia.

The post holders will benefit from support across the ARC KSS themes and a national peer cohort of dementia researchers across the 15 ARC’s nationally to build their research career and leadership skills.

The post holders will provide direct research support to Professor Naji Tabet in his work as ARC KSS Dementia Theme Lead. The post holders will conduct research in line with the Living Well with Dementia portfolio of research. The dementia research topics undertaken will include researching approaches reducing loneliness/isolation for those with dementia living alone or in hard-to-reach areas. E.g., deprived coastal communities and rural populations.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Naji Tabet (, Director Centre for Dementia Studies and ARC KSS Dementia Lead.

Hours: Part time or full time hours considered up to 37.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).

Contract: Fixed term for 2 years

Salary: Grade 7 starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata. Grade 8 starting at £43,414 to £51,805 per annum, pro rata.

Closing Date: 01 December 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Expected Interview Date: TBC

Expected Start Date: 01 January 2023 or as agreed thereafter.

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