Full Job Title: Senior Research Associate or Research Fellow in Mental Health Epidemiology
Job number: ACAD104132
Division/School: Bristol Medical School
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £37,345 - £42,036 per annum (Grade J) / £43,267 - £48,677 per annum (Grade K) pro rata if part time
Closing date for applications: 29th August 2019
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Centre for Academic Mental Health at the Department of Population Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School and the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol.
The post-holder will primarily take a lead on providing support to a 4 year research project funded by the US National Institutes of Health investigating the maternal outcomes related to antiepileptic/mood stabilizing medications during pregnancy and the possibility of adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in the exposed children.
The work will involve the analysis of data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) including the application of several methods of strengthening causal inference.
The postholder will have the opportunity to closely work with other researchers employed on this project within an active international collaboration between the University of Bristol, Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA) and Karolinska Institute (Sweden).
The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop skills in advanced epidemiological research and causal inference methods in a cross-disciplinary international environment.
Training and mentorship will be available to meet the specific aims of the project as well as the overall career development of the post holder.
Applications are welcome from individuals who have recently completed their PhDs or more experienced post-doctoral researchers, the appointment will be made at the relevant grade based on previous experience.
Name and contact details for informal queries: Dr Dheeraj Rai, Dheeraj.email@example.com.
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