Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary See description
Updated 5 days ago
Excellent opportunity for a senior research fellow based in Queens University in the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences.
Senior Research Fellow – NICOLA Study
School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences
Centre for Public Health
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
The Centre for Public Health (CPH) sits within the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast. The Centre aims to advance the health of the public at a regional, national and international level, by increasing knowledge and influencing clinical and public health practice and policy.
The Senior Research Fellow will be a member of a multi-disciplinary research group working on the NICOLA Study which is a large longitudinal study addressing the social and biological determinants of healthy aging in Northern Ireland. The post will involve working predominantly with the NICOLA Operations Group, Scientific Officer and Project Manager, in the delivery and support of a portfolio of research that stem from the NICOLA data resource.
The successful candidate will take the lead in preparing the report of the second wave survey, will work with other members of the NICOLA team in preparing the cohort for linkage to other data sets and assisting in the preparation of future grant applications. The work will fit within the research strategies of Centre for Public Health and there will be opportunity to develop the post holder’s research skills and to co-author academic papers.
The successful candidate will:
Salary scale: £42,036 – £44,559 per annum
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Closing date: Wednesday 26 June 2019
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability
Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding