The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 12 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Research Fellow (0.6 FTE)

Salary range £37,733 - £43,742
Working hours21hrs per week
Closing Date27 February 2022

School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences

The School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences comprises three main research groups: Division of Biomedical Sciences; Department of Nursing and Midwifery; Division of Rural Health and Wellbeing. Each of the groups is a member of the Institute of Health Research and Innovation. Close links between teaching and research also ensures a fluidity of ideas and practice across the school.

We are growing our research expertise in various aspects of health and wellbeing.  The breadth of expertise within the school is delivered through complementary science disciplines and specialist groups. Each group undertakes discrete research projects, as well as collaborative initiatives, that bring together specific skills and facilities to deliver holistic outcomes in health research and applied innovative nursing practice.

Interviews will be held via video-conferencing week beginning 28 March.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at or on 01463 279239.