Human Resources

Senior Lecturer in Applied Health Research (Qualitative Research Methods) - QMUL26109

Department: Wolfson Institute for Population Health
Salary: £56,678 - £63,351 per annum (Grade 7)
Reference: QMUL26109
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 21-Sep-2021
Closing date: 11-Oct-2021

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About the Role

We seek to appoint a highly motivated and experienced health services researcher with an interest in health equity, HIV, sexual health and infectious diseases to join a dynamic research grouping at Wolfson Institute of Population Health within the School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) at Queen Mary University of London. The role is positioned within the Sexual health, HIV All East Research (SHARE) grouping and is funded by Barts Charity.

About You

The successful candidate will have post PhD experience of delivering qualitative research within a university and/or NHS setting. Evidence of ongoing professional development. Further information can be seen in the job description.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Wolfson Institute of Population Health harnesses expertise across a wide range of population based research and education activities and aims to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in population health and preventive medicine.  The Institute is organised into five separate research centres which, though complementary and following the Institute strategic plan, also have Centre-specific objectives and requirements.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date of as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 7, in the range of £56,678 - £63,351 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Chloe Orkin at or Dr Vanessa Apea on

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 11 October 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held virtually shortly thereafter.


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