Research Fellow in the Centre for Public Health

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 - £35,326 per annum.
02 May 2022
End of advertisement period
23 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 of Research Fellow in the Centre for Public Health.

The successful candidate will work on international projects to optimise dietary assessment for older adults and investigate the role of diet for healthy ageing.

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

  • Have or have by 31 May 2022 a PhD in Nutrition or a closely related discipline
  • At least three years relevant experience of human nutrition research
  • Knowledge and experience in dietary assessment methodology
  • Experience in human intervention studies
  • Publication track record commensurate with experience
  • xperience of management of databases and statistical packages e.g., Stata, SPSS
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment as part of a research team

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.

This is a fixed term contract available until 30 April 2023.

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.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through   a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr Charlotte Neville - c.neville@qub.ac.uk.

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