Researcher Officer / Fellow

Bangor University - Centre for Mental Health and Society

Grade 7: £32,548 - £38,833 or Grade 8: £39,992 - £44,992 p.a.

The postholder will work on the South Asia Self Harm research capability building Initiative (GCRF-SASHI) which is a new project funded by the Global Challenge Research Fund. SASHI is a partnership between academics working in Mysore, India and Karachi, Pakistan and academics in Bangor, Manchester and Oxford Universities

The purpose of the GCRF-SASHI project is to help to find effective responses to deliberate self-harm and suicide in South Asia by building research infrastructure and expertise in India and Pakistan. This will allow each country to build a body of evidence to facilitate the development of culturally relevant and effective interventions, both social and medical.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced quantitative researcher who has an established track record in leading and conducting research. The successful applicant may have a background in epidemiology, medical statistics, psychology, or another relevant quantitative science.

To be appointed at grade 8 candidates will need to have considerable experience of successfully developing proposals, delivering research projects and a proven track record of peer reviewed publications.   Grade 8 candidates will have an established research reputation, including involvement in professional peer review activities for example grant awarding committees, will have the expertise to provide expert advice to external bodies and will have the skills and experience to supervise a research project team.

To be appointed at grade 7 candidates will need to have some experience of contributing to the development of research proposal and to have shown the potential to establish a track record of peer reviewed publications. 

Good verbal and written skills, computer skills, the ability to work to deadlines and to work as part of a team are essential.   Candidates should be educated to PhD level or equivalent international qualification or commensurate level of recognition/ international profile in a relevant discipline.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence 1st July 2018 or soon thereafter and the post is available until 30th April, 2021.

Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, jobs.bangor.ac.uk. However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.

Closing date for applications: 7th May, 2018.  Interviews will be held 24th May, 2018.

Committed To Equal Opportunities

Expiration Date: 07/05/2018

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