Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast - Centre for Public Health

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

This post is available until 30 September 2020 and will entail working on an intervention study to examine and improve the food environment and food knowledge in primary schools in the Derry region.

Our five core values (Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ambition, Connected) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Or be about to obtain PhD in a Nutrition or a closely related discipline
  • At least three years’ recent relevant experience of human nutrition or other relevant research.
  • Experience of management and co-ordination of human intervention or epidemiological studies.
  • Experience of process evaluation and/or qualitative research methods.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 18 May 2018

Closing date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit 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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