Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Public Health

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Monday, 14 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 9 July 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 09/07/2021
Salary £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Job category/type Research

Job description

The Administrative Data Research Centre – Northern Ireland (ADRC-NI) is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join their team in undertaking a programme of work utilising linked administrative datasets to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental ill health. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative skills and experience of working with large datasets.

The ADRC-NI is facilitated by the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast and is one of three UK-wide centres that have been established to facilitate the safe linkage and analysis of routine administrative datasets. This research project is part of a larger portfolio of research within the ADRC-NI exploring health inequalities.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have, or about to obtain, a relevant PhD in epidemiology, social sciences, applied statistics, data science or public health-related area including pharmacy or psychology.
  • At least 3 years recent, relevant research experience
  • Experience of using statistical packages such as STATA or R or SPSS.
  • Experience of analysing large scale datasets.
  • Experience of relevant methodological approaches and statistical analysis techniques.

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.

Queen’s University Belfast is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fair participation and welcomes applications from all. However, our Fair Employment Equality Monitoring data tells us that individuals from the Protestant Community are also currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities.

For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, including our work in relation to Gender Equality (Athena SWAN), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Workplace Equality Index), Disability and Race (Race Equality Charter) please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity and/or www.qub.ac.uk/qgi.

For further information and details on the University’s Staff Networks please visit:  https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/ 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof. Dermot O’Reilly on d.oreilly@qub.ac.uk 

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