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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.

Professor/Reader in Computational Modelling: 048305

Reference Number: 048305
Grade: 9/10
Position type: This post is open ended and full time, however part time hours will also be considered.
Closing date: 3rd May 2021

Job Purpose

To take a senior leadership role in developing world-class research in the area of systems modelling applied to public health. Working closely with Programme Leader Professor Petra Meier, you will play a central role in shaping the newly established Systems Science in Public Health Programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. The Programme's research will focus on modelling the complex ways in which social, political, environmental and economic conditions shape our health and wellbeing, working closely with UK and international policy makers to translate these insights into multi-sector policy action. Bringing strong methods expertise, you will have developed an independent research profile, networks of collaborators and a distinctive research programme in a relevant area, delivering internationally recognised research outputs and securing substantial external funding. For appointment at G10 level, you would be expected to have a significant track record of research leadership and be an internationally recognised expert in your specialist area. You will be expected to lead and contribute to knowledge exchange, teaching and management activities.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Petra Meier.

For more information view the recruitment brochure.

To apply visit the University of Glasgow Jobs portal and search with vacancy reference 048305.


Research Associate: 055586

Reference number: 055586
Grade: 7
Fixed term: 9 months
Closing date: 5th May 2021

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to an NIHR-funded project (Unlocking data to inform public health policy and practice: decision-maker perspectives on the use of cross-sectoral data as part of a whole-systems approach) working with co-PIs Peter Craig and Emily Tweed in the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit.
 
Specifically, the post-holder will lead the development, delivery, and analysis of a series of workshops and supporting activities to explore perspectives of stakeholders from the NHS, local authorities, national government, and the third sector on how secondary data can be more effectively utilised to support the implementation of a whole-systems approach to public health. We therefore seek to appoint a person with strong qualitative and project management skills who will work closely with the project team and advisory group to deliver high-quality outputs over this externally funded post.
 
The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

To view the full details and to apply, visit the University of Glasgow Jobs portal and search with vacancy reference 055586.


Research Software Engineer: 055606

Reference Number: 055606
Grade: 6/7    
Position Type: Full time
Closing date: 17th May 2021

Job Purpose

The postholder will collaborate with researchers in the Modelling Complex Systems group within the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit to develop, maintain and enhance computational simulation software produced as part of our ongoing research projects. You will contribute to the development of software development skills within the group, by providing hands-on technical guidance, and promoting best practices in software development and sustainability. You will assist Unit staff in maintaining and supporting the growing High-Performance Computing (HPC) resources available within the Unit and in this capacity will also assist in developing high-performance simulation software for use on these machines, and in making effective use of GPU resources.

To view the full details and to apply, visit the University of Glasgow Jobs portal and search with vacancy reference 055606.


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