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Position: Senior Research Fellow/Principal Research Fellow in Behavioural Science
Institution: University College London
Department: Behavioural Science and Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking to appoint a Senior or Principal Research Fellow to the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group at UCL as part of a 5-year programme grant funded by Cancer Research UK with 2 years left to run, which aims to 1) advance the scientific foundation, and further develop, potentially wide-reach digital technologies for smoking cessation and 2) provide insights into population-wide influences on smoking and smoking cessation; The appointed person will be expected to provide academic leadership on these themes, collecting and analysing data, and the writing of relevant research grants and papers. They will be expected to develop a sound understanding of behaviour change theory and methods, issues of replicability in science, and state-of-the-art approaches to the evaluation and modelling of individual-level treatments and population-level trends and policies. They will be also expected foster and develop research collaborations with external partners
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD in Behavioural Science or related area; track record in publishing influential smoking cessation and alcohol research, translating knowledge and impacting external national and international agencies; demonstrable commitment to Open Science; and experience of peer-reviewing for scientific journals or grant awarding bodies of relevance; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, advanced quantitative or qualitative skills, research integrity, motivation to collaborate, and commitment to developing more junior staff are essential; Appointment at grade 9 requires a track record of obtaining competitive funding, experience of higher education teaching and having input across all aspects of research grant process, editorial roles at leading journals and contribution to behavioural science theory
   
Text: Senior Research Fellow/Principal Research Fellow in Behavioural Science, - Ref:1860348 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Behavioural Science and Health Location of position London Grades 8-9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 8 £44,674 - £52,701 per annum or Grade 9 £57,279 - £62,283 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking to appoint a Senior or Principal Research Fellow to the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group at UCL as part of a 5-year programme grant funded by Cancer Research UK with 2 years left to run, which aims to 1) advance the scientific foundation, and further develop, potentially wide-reach digital technologies for smoking cessation and 2) provide insights into population-wide influences on smoking and smoking cessation. The appointed person will be expected to provide academic leadership on these themes, collecting and analysing data, and the writing of relevant research grants and papers. They will be expected to develop a sound understanding of behaviour change theory and methods, issues of replicability in science, and state-of-the-art approaches to the evaluation and modelling of individual-level treatments and population-level trends and policies. They will be also expected foster and develop research collaborations with external partners. This post is available from 1st April 2020 until 31st March 2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD in Behavioural Science or related area; track record in publishing influential smoking cessation and alcohol research, translating knowledge and impacting external national and international agencies; demonstrable commitment to Open Science; and experience of peer-reviewing for scientific journals or grant awarding bodies of relevance. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, advanced quantitative or qualitative skills, research integrity, motivation to collaborate, and commitment to developing more junior staff are essential. Appointment at grade 9 requires a track record of obtaining competitive funding, experience of higher education teaching and having input across all aspects of research grant process, editorial roles at leading journals and contribution to behavioural science theory. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Maria Kristensen , ( m.kristensen@ucl.ac.uk ). Informal enquiries should be made to: Professor Jamie Brown ( Jamie.brown@ucl.ac.uk ). We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 18 Mar 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date 30 March 2020 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. 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. JD Apply Now
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