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Research Fellow in Centre for Public Health

Queen's University Belfast - The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS)

Location: Belfast
Salary: £34,304 to £38,587
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: 21/109250

Duration: FTC until 30/09/2026

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £34,304 - £38,587

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post Research Fellow in Centre for Public Health.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Or about to obtain, a PhD in public health, epidemiology, computer science, biostatistics, engineering or a related area.
  • 3 years relevant experience.
  • Experience of a range of quantitative methods for complexity science such as agent-based modelling and system dynamics modelling.
  • Experience of modern statistical and computational approaches for causal inference.
  • Publications commensurate with career stage

Informal enquires may be directed to: Dr Claire Cleland -

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.

Key Dates

Closing date: Monday 1st November 2021

Anticipated Interview Date: Tuesday 16th November 2021 or Wednesday 17th November 2021

Please click Apply or visit for further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria.

Queen’s University Belfast is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fair participation and welcomes applications from all. However, our Fair Employment Equality Monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ members of the protestant community are currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities.

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