UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow in Mental Health Epidemiology

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£37,345 - £42,036 per annum (Grade J) / £43,267 - £48,677 per annum (Grade K) pro rata if part time
Posted
30 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2019
Ref
ACAD104132
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School Bristol Medical School
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345 - £42,036 per annum (Grade J) / £43,267 - £48,677 per annum (Grade K) pro rata if part time
Closing date for applications 29-Aug-2019

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Centre for Academic Mental Health at the Department of Population Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School and the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol. The post-holder will primarily take a lead on providing support to a 4 year research project funded by the US National Institutes of Health investigating the maternal outcomes related to antiepileptic/mood stabilizing medications during pregnancy and the possibility of adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in the exposed children. The work will involve the analysis of data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) including the application of several methods of strengthening causal inference. The postholder will have the opportunity to closely work with other researchers employed on this project within an active international collaboration between the University of Bristol, Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA) and Karolinska Institute (Sweden). The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop skills in advanced epidemiological research and causal inference methods in a cross-disciplinary international environment. Training and mentorship will be available to meet the specific aims of the project as well as the overall career development of the post holder. Applications are welcome from individuals who have recently completed their PhDs or more experienced post-doctoral researchers, the appointment will be made at the relevant grade based on previous experience.

Name and contact details for informal queries: Dr Dheeraj Rai, Dheeraj.rai@bristol.ac.uk

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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