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Position: Research Fellow in Epidemiology or Quantitative Social Science
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Education
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Analyse large-scale health and social science databases to investigate teacher health. Write high-quality research papers for publication in either health or social science journals. Contribute to the dissemination of the project, including convening the project steering group and presenting the research findings at conferences Contribute to departments teaching responsibilities
Requirements: Completion or near-completion of a PhD in epidemiology of a quantitative social science discipline, such as epidemiology, medical statistics, sociology, economics, psychology, medical/social statistics, demography. Candidates with no PhD but demonstrating a substantial record of high-quality publications that could be used in submission for a PhD by publication will also be considered. A good understanding of applied quantitative research methods for large-scale datasets is essential. Knowledge of key datasets used for the project, including UK Biobank, labour force survey and administrative health data is desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow in Epidemiology or Quantitative Social Science, - Ref:1801679 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Specific unit / Sub department Department of Social Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The purpose of the job is to work on a new project investigating the health and well-being of teachers in England. The research will entail analysing large-scale health and social science databases to compare the health of teachers to individuals working in other professions and how the health of teachers has changed over time. The project will also investigate the workplace factors associated with teacher health, and whether the health and well-being of former teachers improved as they moved into new jobs. Data sources will include, but not be limited to, the UK Biobank, Annual Population Survey, Health Survey England and Understanding Society. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the data analysis and writing the research papers, as well as playing a key role in dissemination. You will be expected to: ? Analyse large-scale health and social science databases to investigate teacher health. ? Write high-quality research papers for publication in either health or social science journals. ? Contribute to the dissemination of the project, including convening the project steering group and presenting the research findings at conferences ? Contribute to departments teaching responsibilities. This post is available from 1 June 2019 till 31 March 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements Completion or near-completion of a PhD in epidemiology of a quantitative social science discipline, such as epidemiology, medical statistics, sociology, economics, psychology, medical/social statistics, demography. Candidates with no PhD but demonstrating a substantial record of high-quality publications that could be used in submission for a PhD by publication will also be considered. A good understanding of applied quantitative research methods for large-scale datasets is essential. Knowledge of key datasets used for the project, including UK Biobank, labour force survey and administrative health data is desirable. Appointment at Grade 7 may be dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum, including London Allowance), with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis'. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Professor John Jerrim, (j.jerrim@ucl.ac.uk) UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 24 May 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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