Research Fellow

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 19 hours ago

Reference 1439552

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Research Fellow based in Belfast.


Research Fellow

Ref: 19/107802

School of Psychology

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, 4,200 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.

This is a great opportunity to join Professor Cherie Armour as a Research Fellow on full time Fixed Term Contract with a funding end date of 31 July 2020.  As such the PI is keen for the successful candidate to take up post as soon as practical.  In this position you will undertake research in the area of veterans’ health and well-being and work alongside 2 other postdoctoral researchers in analysing data from the veterans psychological wellbeing survey; resulting in the creation of peer reviewed publications. This is therefore an excellent opportunity for a researcher to lead on and co-author several peer reviewed publications, enhancing their publication record.

The School of Psychology holds a Gold Athena SWAN award that recognises the work that it has done in supporting gender equality. 

The successful candidate must have:

  • Degree (2:1 or above) in Psychology
  • Have or be about to obtain a PhD in Psychology.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience.
  • Evidence of a high level of quantitative analytical skills
  • Experience of conducting psychological research in populations exposed to trauma and/or experiencing mental ill health
  • Evidence of the production of a peer reviewed journal article(s)
  • Experience of using the statistical packages of SPSS & MPlus
  • Previous experience of presenting research at psychology / mental health conferences / meetings

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

Further information about the School can be found online.

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Closing date: Monday 7 October 2019

Salary scale: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 16 or Thursday 17 October 2019

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The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly 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.