Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Research Assistant
Vacancy Ref: 019287
Salary: Grade 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum
Contract length: funding for 1 year in the first instance
FTE: Full-time

The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit is seeking a Research Assistant to contribute to a qualitative secondary analysis project funded by the Wellcome Trust on sexuality and abortion stigma, working with Dr Carrie Purcell in the Unit's Social Relationships and Health Improvement Programme. The post requires expert knowledge in qualitative analysis and social scientific understandings of women’s reproductive health. The post-holder will contribute to analysis of a range of qualitative datasets from recent UK studies relating to abortion, and will be responsible for coordinating activities of the project team and advisory group. The postholder should hold an Honours Degree in a relevant discipline and have a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the sexual and reproductive health field.
This position is a full time Grade 6 post and has funding for 1 year in the first instance. Further details are available here – the vacancy reference is 019287. The closing date for applications is 19th November.

Research Assistant
Vacancy Ref: 018364
Salary: Grade 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum
Contract length: 29 months (up to March 2020)
FTE: Full-time

The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit are seeking a Research Assistant to support the Neighbourhoods and Communities Programme Leader in developing research to improve understanding of how social and physical environments might improve public health and reduce health inequalities. The postholder will work on obtaining and preparing large spatial datasets, manipulating them in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), writing project specific code, preferably using Python or R, and carrying out research examining relationships between environment and population health. The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and develop new projects. The postholder should hold an Honours degree in a relevant discipline and have a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of GIS techniques, which may be applied in the analysis of human health.

This is a full-time, Grade 6 post, available to March 2020 with a salary of £28,098 - £31,604 per annum. Further details are available here – the vacancy reference is 018364. The closing date for applications is 22nd October.

 

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