Research Fellow, Centre for Public Health

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 - £40,927 per annum
26 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 15/11/2021
£34,304 - £40,927 per annum
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Job description

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University, Belfast is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post Research Fellow in Centre for Public Health.  The principal aim of the post is work in an established team to provide statistical analysis, project management of data linkages, contribute to the writing of publications and of grant applications relating to analysis of data from the Northern Ireland Cancer  Registry focusing the relationshsips between cancer and heart disease. A high technical competence in statistical analysis and experience of working with large datasets is essential.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form)  should clearly demonstrate you have:

A primary degree in a health-related subject or mathematics/statistics or cognate discipline in which quantitative skills are evident

  • Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD in epidemiology, public health, applied statistics or related subjects that include a substantive quantitative data analysis component.
  • At least 3 years’ research experience and skills relevant to this project e.g. database management, statistical analysis, working with large epidemiological datasets.
  • Experience of using statistical packages such as STATA or R.
  • Contribution to authorship of articles in international scientific peer reviewed journals, commensurate with stage of career.

*Please note the above is not an exhaustive list.* 
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ and Members of the Protestant Community are currently under-represented at the University. As such, we particularly welcome applications from such individuals.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.

More details on all our networks can be found at:  https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/ 

Informal enquires may be directed to: Dr David Donnelly - David.Donnelly@qub.ac.uk 

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