UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, OH-DART

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 - £40,322 per annum (Grade J)
Posted
10 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2019
Ref
ACAD104208
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School Bristol Medical School
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,797 - £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 - £40,322 per annum (Grade J)
Closing date for applications 24-Sep-2019

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to join a multidisciplinary international research collaboration investigating Antimicrobial Resistance in Thailand. We are seeking an experienced and able qualitative or mixed methods researcher with a background in social science and health to join the One Health Drivers of Antibacterial Resistance in Thailand (OH-DART) project funded through MRC (MR/S004769/1). The postholder will be based in Population Health Sciences at Bristol Medical School and will join Bristol AMR, a multidisciplinary, cross faculty network of researchers working on the challenge of antimicrobial resistance http://www.bristol.ac.uk/amr. The post is available on a full-time basis currently until end April 2021 and will provide a good opportunity for obtaining research training and experience of collaborative working in global health. The successful candidate will join an international multidisciplinary team of microbiologists, mathematical modellers, epidemiologists, veterinarians and social scientists from UK and Thailand.

The project aims to build a holistic picture of the human, animal and environmental drivers of ABR in Thailand and to utilise this information for local benefit and as an exemplar for other countries. The postholder will contribute to development of research tools, undertake analysis of qualitative data, and coordinate between the social science and other workstreams. You will collaborate closely with Thailand-based researchers working with local households, health care providers and farms, and with workstream leads across the academic institutions contributing to the project. You will need a strong background in qualitative or mixed methods health-related research and preferably experience of working in low or middle-income Asian countries. Excellent communication and organisational skills are required. You will be able to work effectively within a team environment and preferably have experience of translating social science research findings for other academic and non-academic audiences. It is desirable that you have an interest in antimicrobial resistance and public health. Travel to Thailand is required.  

For informal queries, please contact: Prof. Helen Lambert, h.lambert@bristol.ac.uk, +44 (0)117 9287238

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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