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Senior Research Associate (2 posts) – Mixed Methods Public Health Research

These 2 positions are an excellent opportunity for able and ambitious mixed-methods public health researchers to be involved in developing and conducting public health research in a leading public health department. (The Shanghai Ranking currently places Public Health at the University of Bristol as 2nd in the UK, 3rd in Europe and 8th globally.)

The posts will involve applied research on three studies, two concerned with the mental health and well-being of young people in secondary schools, and the third with evaluating a community psychological services for adults linked to services addressing the wider determinates of mental ill health such as debt, unemployment and insecure housing.

Both appointees will contribute to the overall delivery, completion and dissemination of research funded by NIHR School for Public Health in Bristol in collaboration with other members of the School in England. You will require a range of research skills including preparing and managing applications for ethical approval, reviewing literature, recruiting schools and service users to the research studies, designing data collection tools, and the collection, management and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.

Both positions are offered on an open ended basis with funding confirmed until March 2022 and the possibility of further funding extensions.

For informal questions please contact:

Name: Professor Rona Campbell, Head of the Centre for Public Health, Deputy Director and Bristol lead for the NIHR SPHR

Telephone: 0117 9287363


Or alternatively;

Name: Professor Russ Jago, Professor of Paediatric Physical Activity and Public Health

Telephone: 0117 9546603


Or alternatively;

Name: Dr Judi Kidger, Lecturer in Public Health Research

Telephone: 0117 3313910


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