Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast - Centre for Public Health
 - School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The principal aim of the post is to undertake a 16-month programme of work using linked administrative datasets to understand the relationship between poor mental health and suicide risk. This research is part of the work of the UKCRC funded Centre of Excellence for Public Health (CoE), which is one of five UK centres.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject such as social sciences, applied statistics, epidemiology, public health, pharmacy, economics or psychology and preferably demonstrable knowledge and experience of working with large administrative datasets.   Competence in appropriate methodological approaches and statistical analysis is expected.

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Closing date: Tuesday 3 October 2017.

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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.

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