Vacancies

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We advertise a wide range of opportunities in both academic and support roles, with competitive salaries and flexible working opportunities. 

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity among our staff, and offer a stimulating and supportive working environment. 

Please take a look at our current opportunities. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us by email enquiries@sphsu.mrc.ac.uk or phone 0141 353 7500.

Research Associate, Grade 7 Full Time

Reference Number: 021519   
Grade: 7    
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: £34,520 - £38,833 per annum

We are looking for a Research Associate to make a leading contribution to ongoing research in the Understanding and Improving Health within Settings and Organisations (SandO) ProgrammeSpecifically, the postholder will: undertake statistical analysis and data management to support the research programme; write up research for publication in reports and peer reviewed journals; and present results to a variety of audiences. We are looking for someone with: a background in statistics, epidemiology or a relevant subject with an equivalent quantitative component; experience of quantitative analysis of social science / epidemiology data; and ability to write papers and reports for a variety of audiences.

This post is full time and has funding until 31th August 2021. It is a Grade 7 post £34,520 - £38,833 per annum. The post reference is 021519 and the closing date is 20 August 2018. Further information and application details are available here.


Research Associate, Grade 7 Full Time

Reference Number: 022059   
Grade: 7    
Position Type : Full Time
Salary Range: £34,520 - £38,833

Addressing bias associated with non-participation in social surveys is ever more important for maintaining the value of these key data sources for understanding the social determinants of health and evaluating the health impacts of social and public health policies. The postholder will work on two projects that seek to correct estimates in the Scottish Health Survey and the Understanding Society panel study by working with linked administrative data. This will involve adapting methodology by application of multiple imputation and weighting.

The post is full time for three years in the first instance, and spans two research programmes at the MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. It will contribute to the ‘Enhancing cohort, survey and routine data sources’ theme of the Measurement and Analysis of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health programme, and the ‘Evaluating healthy public policies’ theme in the Informing Healthy Public Policy programme and involves collaboration with the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex and with NHS Health Scotland.

This post is full time and has funding up to 30 September 2021. It is a Grade 7 post (£34,520 - £38,833 per annum). The post reference is 022059 and the closing date is 10th September. Further information and application details are available here.


Research Associate, Grade 7 Full Time

Reference Number: 021970
Grade: 7
Position Type : Full Time
Salary Range: £34,520 - £38,833

The post is part of the Informing Healthy Public Policy programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU) but will contribute to a range of research programmes within the Unit. The postholder will have a leading role in applying natural experimental approaches to evaluating the health impacts of welfare policies and other complex social interventions, including; designing and conducting natural experimental studies; modelling longer term costs and benefits associated with short or medium term impacts measured in evaluations, including the use of wellbeing-related measures that are applicable across sectors, e.g. environment, education or social welfare policies, as well health policies; developing policy models that synthesise evidence from evaluation studies to support decision making.

This post is full time and has funding for 24 months. It is a Grade 7 post (£34,520 - £38,833 per annum). The post reference is 021970 and the closing date is 10th September. Further information and application details are available here.


Professor/Reader

Reference Number: 022410  
Grade: 9     
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: £50,618 - £56,950 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to lead an interdisciplinary social-science led research programme within the internationally recognised MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow (SPHSU). As a Programme Leader, you will provide strategic vision and lead and develop the Understanding and Improving Health within Settings and Organisations programme of research. To develop local, national and international collaborations, including within the University of Glasgow Institute of Health and Wellbeing. To maximise the sustainability, relevance and impact of the Programme through partnership, collaboration and knowledge transfer and exchange with key non-academic partners and organisations. To conduct world-class original research, methodological development, supervision and mentoring consistent with the research strategy of the Unit and Institute.

This post is full time. It is a Grade 9 post, £50,618 - £56,950 per annum. The post reference is 022410 and the closing date is 13th September 2018. Further information and application details are available here.