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Position: Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Cardiovascular Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This is an exciting new HEFCE funded post for a quantitative social scientist to establish a portfolio of work on UCL’s national UK birth cohorts, which have collected extensive quantitative social data, in association with biological and psychological information. Additionally UCL houses bespoke older age cohorts, such as Whitehall II, SABRE and ELSA. You will exploit this rich cross cohort resource to understand the determinants of healthy and unhealthy ageing, labour market participation, educational and social outcomes over the lifecourse
Requirements: This post would suit a demographer, sociologist, economist, psychologist or social epidemiologist. You will have a PhD, a track record of research published in high impact journals and leadership on grant income. The post is full time with joint reporting to Professors Chaturvedi, Goodman and Ploubidis
   
Text: Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science, - Ref:1679313 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Cardiovascular Science Specific unit / Sub department Population Science and Experimental Medicine Grade 9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?55,163 - ?59,981 per annum depending on skills and experience Duties and Responsibilities This is an exciting new HEFCE funded post for a quantitative social scientist to establish a portfolio of work on UCL?s national UK birth cohorts, which have collected extensive quantitative social data, in association with biological and psychological information. Additionally UCL houses bespoke older age cohorts, such as Whitehall II, SABRE and ELSA. You will exploit this rich cross cohort resource to understand the determinants of healthy and unhealthy ageing, labour market participation, educational and social outcomes over the lifecourse. You will work across two major groups which host the birth cohorts; the MRC Lifelong Health and Ageing (LHA) Unit (Director Professor Chaturvedi) within the Institute of Cardiovascular Science, Faculty of Population Health Sciences, and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) (Director Professor Alissa Goodman), within the Institute of Education. You will play a key role in the renewal of the MRC LHA Unit, the renewal of the CLS cross-cohort research programme and the CLS resource centre grant. You will work with a multidisciplinary team of statisticians, epidemiologists, clinicians as well as economists, sociologists, demographers and other social scientists. Key Requirements This post would suit a demographer, sociologist, economist, psychologist or social epidemiologist. You will have a PhD, a track record of research published in high impact journals and leadership on grant income. The post is full time with joint reporting to Professors Chaturvedi, Goodman and Ploubidis. Further Details For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Alissa Goodman ? email a.goodman@ucl.ac.uk , Professor George Ploubidis g.ploubidis@ucl.ac.uk or Professor Nish Chaturvedi - email: n.chaturvedi@ucl.ac.uk A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Jane Johnson ( jane.johnson@ucl.ac.uk ). We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 14 Nov 2017 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . 1679313 Job description_Person specification Supplementary Information Apply Now
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