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Position: Research Fellow Life Course Social Epidemiology
Institution: University College London
Department: Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The purpose of this role is to support the work on an ESRC funded project investigating the clustering of early life adversities and associations with mental health and inflammation across the life course; The post holder will be involved in all aspects of the project but particularly the analysis of longitudinal population datasets (e.g. the Millennium Cohort Study and British birth cohorts) using advanced statistical techniques, the preparation of manuscripts for publication in international peer-reviewed journals including as first author, presentation of study findings at academic and non-academic meetings and contribute to impact activities; Applicants who wish to work part-time from 0.6FTE upwards would be considered; Funding for the post is available immediately for eight months
Requirements: The applicant must hold a PhD in epidemiology, psychology or quantitative social science or have substantial equivalent research experience; Essential skills include the analysis of large longitudinal datasets, experience of advanced statistical techniques, scholarship in a relevant research field, the ability to publish in high quality journals, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently in an interdisciplinary research team
   
Text: Research Fellow Life Course Social Epidemiology, - Ref:1869989 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £36,945 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The purpose of this role is to support the work on an ESRC funded project investigating the clustering of early life adversities and associations with mental health and inflammation across the life course. The post holder will be involved in all aspects of the project but particularly the analysis of longitudinal population datasets (e.g. the Millennium Cohort Study and British birth cohorts) using advanced statistical techniques, the preparation of manuscripts for publication in international peer-reviewed journals including as first author, presentation of study findings at academic and non-academic meetings and contribute to impact activities. Applicants who wish to work part-time from 0.6FTE upwards would be considered. Funding for the post is available immediately for eight months. Key Requirements The applicant must hold a PhD in epidemiology, psychology or quantitative social science or have substantial equivalent research experience . Essential skills include the analysis of large longitudinal datasets, experience of advanced statistical techniques, scholarship in a relevant research field, the ability to publish in high quality journals, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently in an interdisciplinary research team. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. If this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £31,479 - £33,194 per annum inclusive of LA) 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 via the link at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Rebecca Lacey (rebecca.lacey@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Ms Floriana Bortolotti f.bortolotti@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 7 Sep 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date 24 or 25 September 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. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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