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Research Fellow Positions at the University of the Highlands and Islands, UK

Unleash your potential with the help of this Research Fellow Position offered by the University of the Highlands and Islands for the academic year 2022-2023 in the UK.

The primary objective of this post is to deliver high-quality research as part of our established team working in the Division of Rural Health and Wellbeing. Applicants will develop their own research projects as co-investigator and principal investigators within our Divisional research themes of understanding (ill)health in rural areas; rural health services; digital rural health; rural mental health; and non-pharmaceutical interventions in rural areas.

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This is an amazing programme that will support the higher education of talented students at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

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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.

Why study at the University of the Highlands and Islands? Their reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and their distinctive research and curriculum all enriched by the people, natural environment, economy, culture, and heritage of the Highlands and Islands and its communities.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 27 February 2022

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Research
  • Award: £37,733 – £43,742
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Applicants must be an overseas and domestic citizen
  • Applicants must have to apply for the research fellow position

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the position, candidates are required to complete the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Submit the College and/or University transcripts and degree certificates and CV.
  • Admission Requirements: To gain admission to a research degree programme, you must comply with the following minimum entry requirements:
  • A master’s degree at the postgraduate level of a University in the United Kingdom or equivalent
  • A first or upper second class honors degree of a University in the United Kingdom or equivalent.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in written and spoken English with an IELTS score of 6.5 overall and not less than 6.0 in any element.


The university will provide salary for this position will normally be in the range of £37,733 to £40,030 per annum (pro-rata). For exceptional candidates, a higher salary up to the top of the grade (currently £43,742 per annum) may be available.                           

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