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Position: Research Fellow in Statistics/Epidemiology
Institution: University College London
Department: Behavioural Science and Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The role will be focused on exploring the relationship between social and cultural capital and health. The post-holder will have the opportunity to focus on particular health behaviours and outcomes of interest to them, such as: Diagnosed mental health conditions, self-reported mental health and wellbeing. Diagnosed physical health conditions, self-reported health and somatic symptoms (such as pain). Physiological measures (e.g. stress hormones/inflammation/lung function/cardiovascular measures). Cognitive measures (e.g. memory/mood/reasoning)
Requirements: Applicants are sought with a PhD in in statistics, medical statistics, epidemiology, quantitative social science or other relevant discipline. Applicants should also have experience in statistical analysis of longitudinal data and evidence of carrying out high quality original research leading to publication
   
Text: Research Fellow in Statistics/Epidemiology, - Ref:1770701 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Behavioural Science and Health Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?37,281 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A statistician/epidemiologist is required to work in the Department of Behavioural Science and Health at University College London for 24 months. The role will be focused on exploring the relationship between social and cultural capital and health. Social capital refers to resources that individuals gain from being part of social networks including community group membership, while cultural capital refers to knowledge, skills and education gained from leisure activities, hobbies and cultural engagement. The post-holder will have the opportunity to focus on particular health behaviours and outcomes of interest to them, such as: - Diagnosed mental health conditions, self-reported mental health and wellbeing - Diagnosed physical health conditions, self-reported health and somatic symptoms (such as pain) - Physiological measures (e.g. stress hormones/ inflammation/lung function/cardiovascular measures) - Cognitive measures (e.g. memory/mood/reasoning) - Psychosocial measures (e.g. self-esteem/social support/quality of life/life satisfaction) Key Requirements Applicants are sought with a PhD in in statistics, medical statistics, epidemiology, quantitative social science or other relevant discipline. Applicants should also have experience in statistical analysis of longitudinal data and evidence of carrying out high quality original research leading to publication. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link 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 Amber Simpson ( Admin.BSH@ucl.ac.uk ). Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Daisy Fancourt ( d.fancourt@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 7 Jan 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description - Research Fellow in Statistics / Epidemiology Apply Now
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