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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

King's College London - Centre for Society and Mental Health

Location: London
Salary: £38,804 to £40,414 inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th February 2020
Closes: 10th March 2020
Job Ref: R6/0283/20-VS

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £38,804 - £40,414 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance.

An exciting opportunity for a social scientist with quantitative research skills to undertake a programme of in-depth research on the mental health impact of public policies that affect employment and welfare provision. You will have completed a PhD in a relevant social science subject, and have experience with advanced quantitative methods for causal inference, e.g., difference-in-differences, instrumental variables. You will lead scientific papers that test innovative hypotheses on the complex relationship between employment, mental health and public policy. You will work closely with Professor Mauricio Avendano and collaborate with a team of researchers and our national and international partners to support the development of our innovative, interdisciplinary ESRC funded research Centre on Society and Mental Health.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 36 months.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

Contact: Afiya Williams;

Mauricio Avendano;

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

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