In pursuit of our remit to train people in health services research, HSRU provides a number of training and job opportunities.

Contact HSRU to discuss training and job opportunities.

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There are currently no vacancies.

HSRU contributes teaching to the Master of Public Health (MPH), MSc in Global Health and Management and Research Methods for Health (PgCert).

We offer a number of student projects each year to students on the MSc and Intercalated BMEdSci courses.


HSRU actively mentors NHS Research Scotland (NRS) fellowships.  Recent NRS Clinical Fellows were:



HSRU actively encourages the development of staff through seeking prestigious research fellowships. Several funded research fellowships are supported including for example topics on the surgical trial methodology and methodological investigation of decision support for trial participation

We offer summer student work placements to current University of Aberdeen students wishing to improve their knowledge and experience in a research-focused environment.

In 2017 we welcomed five student interns to work with us over the summer months on a variety of projects. 

Projects for 2018 are being advertised now for 6 student placements; 2 to work on projects with the CHaRT programming team (https://abdn.targetconnect.net/leap/jobSearch.html?id=18049&service=Careers+Service) and 4 to work on Health Services Research projects (https://abdn.targetconnect.net/leap/jobSearch.html?id=18051&service=Careers+Service).  The closing date for the programming interns is 31 May 2018 and for the HSR interns, 11 May 2018.