Research Fellow - School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£36,333 per annum
15 May 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
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 Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine.   

The principal aim of the post is to: 1) undertake a NICHS funded project assessing the impact of fewer childhood respiratory infections (as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic) on development of childhood asthma; and 2) support a broad range of research projects within the UK Severe Asthma Registry.  

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

  • Obtained or are about to obtain a relevant PhD in epidemiology, applied mathematics/statistics or related discipline
  • At least 3 years’ recent research experience and skills relevant to this project e.g. database management, statistical analysis, working with large epidemiological datasets
  • Experience of using statistical packages such as STATA
  • Contribution to authorship of articles in international scientific peer reviewed journals, commensurate with stage of career.  

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 is a full time, fixed term position available for 24 months, or until 30/06/2025, whichever is sooner. 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 (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) 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 Finian Bannon at f.j.bannon@qub.ac.uk.

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