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Research Fellow

City, University of London - School of Health Sciences

Location: London
Salary: £38,587 to £44,706
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th November 2021
Closes: 12th December 2021
Job Ref: SHS00069

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university

Background

An exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral Research Fellow to work on a research programme looking at anxiety during pregnancy and after birth and the impact on women and their families. The project is funded by the National Institute of Health Research and includes a cohort study, medical records and qualitative studies.

The post is based in the Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research in the School of Health Sciences at City, University of London, and will work closely with the lead investigators Prof Susan Ayers and Dr Rose Coates, and the research team in England and Scotland

Responsibilities

The post involves coordination and implementation of the research programme, overseeing and conducting the research, liaison with the research team and healthcare organisations, design and preparation of materials, data collection and analysis, literature reviewing and synthesis, and preparation of journal articles and reports. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the dissemination of findings and other research and scholarship activities, such as evidence reviews and research grant applications.

Person Specification

The candidate will need a first degree and a PhD in psychology or a health-related discipline, as well as a current interest in maternal and infant mental health. Experience of managing research programmes involving quantitative and qualitative research and collaborative multidisciplinary working. Strong administrative, organisational and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team. The candidate will need to have completed Good Clinical Practice training or be prepared to do this at the beginning of the appointment.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 4 January 2022 or later by negotiation and will be a fixed term role for 30 months. 

Closing date: 12th  December 2021 at 11:59pm

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

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