QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Centre for Public Health

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
£35,333 per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2022
Ref
22/110191
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job description

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Centre for Public Health is seeking to recruit an experienced and motivated Research Fellow to work jointly across the Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland (ADRC NI) and DATAMIND funded research programmes with a particular focus on hard to reach and socially excluded groups of the population.

In the first instance the post holder will undertake a programme of work utilising linked administrative datasets to examine the impact of interaction with social services in childhood on a range of social and health factors including mental ill-health.

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

  • Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD in epidemiology, social sciences, applied statistics, data science or public health-related area such as pharmacy or psychology
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience of working with hard to reach or socially excluded groups, such as children known to social services or prisoner groups
  • Experience of analysing large scale datasets in a Trusted Research Environment (TRE)
  • Experience of using statistical packages such as STATA or R or SPSS
  • Experience of relevant methodological approaches and statistical analysis techniques (e.g. regression, cox proportional hazards etc)
  • Experience of working with policy makers and other statutory stakeholders.

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 31 March 2026. 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/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/ 

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Claire McLoughlin, c.mcloughlin@qub.ac.uk 

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