Senior Research Associate International Positions in UK

The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is accepting applications for the Senior Research Associate Positions at the University of the Highlands and Islands.The post holder will lead the day-to-day project management this will include all stages of the research process, from recruitment to dissemination. The project will last 6 months.

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The University of the Highlands and Islands is a tertiary institution comprised of Academic Partners, which are the thirteen colleges and research institutions that provide higher education in Scotland’s Highlands and Islands.

Why should you choose the University of the Highlands and Islands? The University of the Highlands and Islands is a world-class interdisciplinary research and teaching centre that was ranked first in Scotland for research impact and tied for fifth overall in the United Kingdom with the University of Oxford in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework Exercise. Additionally, the university is worldwide renowned for its cutting-edge undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research programmes.Application Deadline: 26th April 2022 is the last day to apply to fill this position.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Department: Department of Nursing & Midwifery
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Award: £31,601 to £33,523
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom.


  • Eligible Countries: All international, as well as domestic students, are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for and Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Northern Studies at the University of Highlands and Islands.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • PhD or working towards one Primary degree in either health (health related) or education discipline Experience
  • Research project management
  • Conducting Qualitative Research – individual interviews/focus group interviews
  • Virtual interviewing Experience of working with potentially vulnerable participants
  • Experience in responding to emotional cues (including distress) and supporting accordingly
  • Prior experience in palliative and end of life care contexts.

How to Apply     

  • How to Apply: Candidates can click ‘Apply Now’ on this page to submit their applications for the position. Students who meet the eligibility criteria and have a relevant application will be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • CV
  • Supporting Statement
  • Cover letter
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Copies of qualifications or similar
  • References
  • Admission Requirements: The students must have relevant academic qualifications.
  • Language Requirement: The students are required to have language skills as per the requirements of the institute.


The University of the Highlands and Islands will provide a salary ranging from £31,601 to £33,523 for successful candidates.

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