Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Epidemiology/Genetic Epidemiology MRC IEU

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 - £42,792 per annum (Grade J)
14 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
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 - £42,792 per annum (Grade J)
Closing date for applications 13-Nov-2019

We are seeking to appoint a Research Statistician/Epidemiologist/Psychologist/Geneticist to investigate the aetiology of child and adolescent mental health at the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU) at the University of Bristol.

You will work on a Wellcome Trust funded collaborative grant (between Cardiff and Bristol) “Neurodevelopmental Disorders: What happens when children grow up and Why” to determine the longer-term neurodevelopmental impacts of early life exposures and risks. You will be analysing large longitudinal datasets (such as the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC, and MoBa, the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study, developing trajectories of quantitative traits measured across cohorts as well as Mendelian randomization analyses and other genetic epidemiological methods.

The appointment will be full time or part-time on Grade I or J, depending on the extent of previous relevant research experience, and is offered as an open ended contract for 24 months from 1st January 2020 with the possibility to extend this further if more funding becomes available.

For informal queries please contact: Dr Evie Stergiakouli or Prof. Kate Tilling

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.