Research Fellowship

You are invited to apply for a Research Fellowship, which is a joint post between Aston Pharmacy School and the PDA. You will be expected to undertake a programme of research to understand the policy context around the development of pharmaceutical primary care.

Fri 1st March 2019 The PDA

Applicants must have a first degree in a relevant subject and a PhD or professional doctorate within Pharmacy, Health Service Research, Public Policy or another relevant discipline. In addition, candidates should have experience of initiating and conducting research up to doctoral level, writing up/contributing to the write up of research for high quality publications and experience of presenting.

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 Months)
Basis: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 21 March 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: R190069

The successful candidate will be based in Birmingham; both at Aston Pharmacy School and at the PDA.


Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Professor Chris Langley, Head of Aston Pharmacy School (0121 204 3979 or or to Alima Batchelor, Head of Policy, Pharmacists’ Defence Association (0121 513 0961 or 

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via:


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