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Research Associate - Psychosis Epidemiology

Cardiff University - Cardiff University School of Medicine

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 30th September 2018
Job Ref: 7800BR

The Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences seeks to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct research within the field of psychosis epidemiology on the MRC-funded Pathways to Psychosis project.

Working with skilled multidisciplinary teams in Cardiff University and the University of Bristol, the successful candidate will undertake analyses using a variety of advanced statistical methods including longitudinal modelling, latent class analysis and structural equation modelling. With a PhD in a relevant discipline such as epidemiology or medical statistics, you should have a high level of competency with statistical packages, including Strata or R, with experience of using multiple imputation to address the problem of missing data. Experience of using advanced statistical approaches to analyse longitudinal data is highly desirable, as is experience of longitudinal mixture modelling and latent growth modelling.

This post is full-time (35 hours), available immediately and fixed-term until 19 February 2020.

Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).

Date advert posted: Thursday, 13 September 2018

Closing date: Sunday, 30 September 2018

Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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