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Research Fellow, – Ref:1872031

UCL Department / Division:  Social Research Institute
Specific unit / Sub department: Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) , UCL Institute of Education
Location of position: London
Grade: 7
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £35,965 – £43,470 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic quantitative researcher to work on an ambitious research project using genetically-informed designs to investigate health inequalities across multiple cohort studies. This project will provide a fantastic opportunity for training, collaborations with leading researchers in the field, and access to globally unique data resources.

You will contribute to analytical strategies; to manage and analyse the data in consultation with David Bann and Neil Davies and collaborators, ensuring that analyses are appropriately carried out and reported; lead (first-author) the preparation and submission of research articles.; undertake data management and produce documentation on the analysis of genetic data from multiple cohorts; prepare and present findings of research activity to colleagues for review purposes (eg, at national and international conferences which are budgeted for); engage in additional methodological training throughout the project as required; and more.

The post is funded to 31st August 2023 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline (or in the process of completing) such as epidemiology, behavioural genetics, quantitative social science/statistics; advanced knowledge in the genetics of complex health-related traits; and excellent statistical and data analysis skills.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy, please click here.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Dr. David Bann

Closing Date: 18 Oct 2020
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: TBC

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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Job Description and Person Specification

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Centre for Longitudinal Studies
UCL Social Research Institute

20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL