Research Fellow, School of Mathematics and Physics

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£29,619 - £42,155 per annum
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Job Description:

The School of Mathematics & Physics at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow, to undertake a lead role as an active member in the research collaboration between the Strategic Investment Board (SIB), on behalf of the NI public sector, and the Mathematical Sciences Research Centre at Queen’s University Belfast. This Data Analytics Research and Exploitation (DARE) project provides the opportunity to assist in the planning and delivery of cutting edge data science research and application to deliver a Population Health Model for the NI Public Health Agency.

While the preference is to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, consideration may also be given to an experienced Research Assistant.

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

  • Research Fellow: Obtained at least a MSc in Statistics, Data Analytics, Operational Research, Mathematics or Computing.
  • Obtained or about to obtain a PhD in Statistical Modelling or closely related discipline.
  • Research Assistant: Obtained at least a MSc in Statistics, Data Analytics, Operational Research, Mathematics or Computing.
  • Research Fellow: At least 3 years’ relevant research experience to include:
    o   Experience in the design and delivery of data analytics using R, SAS, Matlab or similar.
    o   Ability to communicate research findings in professional written reports and/or publications.
  • Research Assistant: At least 1 year relevant research experience in data analytics using R, SAS, Matlab or similar.

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.

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 8.4 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/ 

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