Free open Job in Wales Research Associate, DECIPHer at Cardiff University

Cardiff University School of Social Sciences is looking to recruit a Research Associate to work in the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer) Research Centre that is located within the School.

The successful candidate will conduct public health improvement research at the intersection of the fields of child and adolescent development, children’s social care  and education. The post is to primarily to support two research projects. The first is an ESRC funded Secondary Data Analysis Initiative project on educational and health outcomes of care experienced young people in Wales, using analyses of linked datasets. The second is the School Health Research Network survey in Wales, involving analysis of large complex health and wellbeing datasets collected from schools throughout Wales. The post-holder may also be asked to provide occasional support across other school health and wellbeing projects in DECIPHer consistent with the role.

You will also contribute to the overall research performance of DECIPHer, the School of Social Sciences and University, carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals. To pursue excellence in research and to inspire others to do the same.

This is a full time post, 35 hours per week, and fixed term covering a period of maternity leave to 31st March 2020.

The post is available immediately

Responsible to Dr. Graham Moore

For informal enquiries contact Dr Graham Moore, or Telephone 029 2087 5387

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.


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