Senior Research Associate – Quantitative Public Health Research
Job number ACAD104373
Division/School – Academic Faculties
Contract type – Open Ended
Working pattern – Full time
Salary £38,017-£42,792 per annum
Closing date for applications 15-Jan-2020
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and able health or social researcher with expertise in, or affinity with, public health to be involved in quantitative public health research within a leading public health department. (The Shanghai Ranking currently places Public Health at the University of Bristol as 2nd in the UK, 3rd in Europe and 8th globally.)
The post will involve working on three projects: setting up and managing a feasibility study for a future RCT of a Health Visitor led intervention to improve the oral health of vulnerable children, analysis of data from a natural experimental evaluation of a community psychological services for adults linked to services addressing the wider determinates of mental ill health, and assisting with the development of new guidance on natural experiments for public health practitioners.
The successful applicant will contribute to the overall delivery, completion and dissemination of research funded by NIHR School for Public Health in Bristol in collaboration with other members of the School in England. You will require a range of quantitative research skills including expertise in randomised trial and natural experimental methodology, statistics and project management. You will also require a good understanding of public health research and the ability to communicate complex scientific information effectively to a variety of audiences.
For informal questions please contact:
Dr Frank de Vocht, Reader in Epidemiology and Public Health.
Telephone: +44 (0)117 928 7239
Dr Jo Williams, Consultant Senior Lecturer
Telephone: (+44) 07900 705 180
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.