Research Associate in Qualitative/Behavioural Research

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,199 - £37,345 per annum
04 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Psychological Science
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,199 - £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications 31-Mar-2019

This 18-month post, based at the University of Bristol, will support research activities within Data Donation project. The research project builds on knowledge in psychology, public policy, ethics and data science to study the public acceptability of using commercial transactional data in public health research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in sociology, psychology or related discipline, have proven expertise in qualitative research methods and publications in high quality journals. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in the ethics of data science and will be enthusiastic about opportunities that commercial data analytics offer for academic public health research when used in ethical, privacy-preserving manner.

They will be willing to learn beyond their current skill set. They will be efficient in communicating results of the project to a variety of academic and non-academic stakeholders in appropriate forms including academic publications, research reports, policy briefing and talks.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Anya Skatova via email:

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