UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate in Research Support (PEARL)

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£33,979-£38,017 per annum
Posted
14 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2020
Ref
ACAD104392
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate in Research Support (PEARL)

Job number ACAD104392
Division/School - Bristol Medical School
Contract type - Open Ended
Working pattern - Full time
Salary £33,979-£38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications 13-Feb-2020

We are seeking to appoint a researcher with excellent data management skills to join a team of data managers and researchers working at Bristol Medical School, Population Health Sciences. This position is within the linked data team (PEARL) at the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)*. The team are responsible for enhancing the ALSPAC resource by 1) negotiating access to routine health (e.g. GP and hospital) records and social (e.g. school) records, and 2) extracting, processing and making these data available to researchers in a secure manner. The post holder will be required to support external researchers by compiling, documenting and linking datasets, advising them on ALSPAC linked data resource and providing ongoing support to researchers during their projects.

The successful applicant will be appointed on an open-ended contract, with funding confirmed until 30/06/2021. This is offered as a full-time position (35 hours per week), however, part-time hours will be considered.

For informal enquiries please contact: Richard Thomas, richard.thomas@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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