Research Fellow, National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 - £38,587 per annum
01 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

This exciting position will allow the successful candidate to work on the ACE (Study of technologies for the diagnosis of angle closure glaucoma) project funded by National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Have, or about to obtain, a PhD in health economics, statistics, public health, epidemiology, or a related area
  • At least 3 years recent research experience
  • Track record in the application of a range of quantitative techniques, relevant research experience relevant to this study
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct key tasks for the development and completion of research projects, such as ethics approval, data collection, preparation of data analysis plan, and data analysis and reporting
  • Demonstrated skills in using at least one statistical and or spatial analysis package (e.g., , R, Stata,) and capacity and willingness to learn others
  • Research publications commensurate with career stage.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

This post is fixed term until 30 June 2024.

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 of 8 weeks a year (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/

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr Christopher Cardwell c.cardwell@qub.ac.uk
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