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Research Fellow

UCL - MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing

Location: London
Salary: £36,770 to £44,388 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. UCL Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: 1878574

This post represents an exciting opportunity in the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL for a quantitative researcher from a relevant discipline (e.g. psychology, epidemiology) to examine the protective factors that might mitigate the emergence of mental health difficulties during adolescence. The project will use data from large existing longitudinal studies, primarily the Millennium Cohort Study to identify and examine the role of pertinent protective factors with input from young people in tandem with using data driven approaches. The successful appointee will conduct original research leading to publication. More generally, the appointee will be expected to develop an independent research career, and will be supported in doing so.

This post will suit someone with a background in psychology, epidemiology or other relevant quantitative discipline. The key requirements for this post include quantitative data analytic skills, interest in mental health and it’s longitudinal development (see job description for full details). 

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. 

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Praveetha Patalay, or for the application process, please contact Jane Johnson,; (020 7670 5700). 

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

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