Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 - £42,155 per annum
13 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2022
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.

The post-holder will be part of the Epidemiology research group within the Centre for Public Health assisting in the development of research proposals and the planning and delivery of research activity within a specified area so that the overall research objectives of the project/school are met.

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

  • Have or be about to obtain a PhD in Genetics/Genomics or a closely related discipline;
  • At least three years recent relevant research experience;
  • Experience of management and co-ordination of human intervention studies;
  • Publication track record commensurate with experience; and
  • Experience of management of databases and statistical packages e.g. Stata, SPSS.

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 for up to 4 months. 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 Niamh McElherron, n.mcelherron@qub.ac.uk 

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