Research Fellow, Psychosocial Determinants

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£33,797 to £35,845 per annum
07 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 05/10/2020
Salary: £33,797 to £35,845 per annum
Job category/type: Research

Job description

You will undertake research in the area of veteran family health and well-being. You will conduct research focused on the psychosocial determinants of psychological wellbeing of veteran family members across the four nations of the UK. Key responsibilities will be designing data collection protocols and tools (qualitative and quantitative) and collecting and analysing data, you will also assist in the design and implementation of systematic literature reviews, service provision reviews, qualitative interviews, and online questionnaires.  You will take a lead role in coordinating a series of academic publications and reports for the funder.

You will conduct research alongside a team of highly experienced academics across the four nations of the UK based out of Kings College London, Cardiff University, Anglia Ruskin University and Glasgow Caledonian University where you will have significant opportunity to expand your national academic network.

This is a fixed term contract available for 2 years or 26 September 2022 whichever is soonest.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Honours Degree in Psychology or related discipline
  • A PhD in Psychology, Epidemiology, Statistics or related discipline.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience.

Closing date: Monday 5 October 2020
Anticipated interview date: w/c 19 October 2020

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email resourcing@qub.ac.uk

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation based on our talented, multinational workforce. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines to develop new discoveries and insights, working with outside agencies and institutions on projects of international significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

The School of Psychology works hard to ensure that it provides an inclusive and supportive environment for all staff and students. Many School staff have family or caring responsibilities and the School has implemented policies which flexibly support their needs.  The School recognises and respects the diversity of its staff and students whether in relation to their ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation. Receiving an Athena Gold departmental award confirms our commitment in promoting gender equality and makes Queen’s a recognised leader in equal opportunities. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

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