Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Public Health Research

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Bristol City of Bristol (GB)
£36,613 - £41,212 per annum
27 Oct 2017
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26 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Public Health Research 

Job number  ACAD102964 
Division/School  Bristol Medical School 
Contract type  Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary £36,613 - £41,212 per annum 
Closing date for applications  26-Nov-2017  

This post offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced social scientist, with a strong interest and experience in qualitative research to have a major role in a National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR), School of Public Health Research funded project investigating how we can work with academy schools to improve children’s health by conducting elite interviews with senior staff working in academy chains. This post may also involve working on public health studies largely concerned with children and young people’s health but may also include mental health research and research on places and communities, as part of the University of Bristol’s contribution to the NIHR SPHR.
The post is based in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Bristol Medical School at the University of Bristol, and will involve deploying a range of research skills including systematically reviewing literature, undertaking data collection via in depth interviews, data analysis, reporting and disseminating results, and; related administrative tasks necessary for the successful completion of studies. The Senior Research Associate will be line managed by the Principal Investigator Professor Rona Campbell and will work with Professor Russ Jago who is Professor of Paediatric Physical Activity & Public Health and Head of the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition & Health Sciences, within the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Rona Campbell ( tel: 01179287363) or Professor Russ Jago ( tel: 0117 954 6603). 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.