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Post Doctoral Research Associate

£44,265 - £44,265
 

Job Description

We are looking to appoint a Post-doctoral Researcher to work within the King’s Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR). KCMHR launched in 2004 and is directed by Professor Sir Simon Wessely and Professor Nicola T. Fear. For more information, please see www.kcmhr.org.



The post holder will have previous knowledge of military populations and occupational health research experience. You will lead a systematic review on bullying among children and youth in miliary families which will include development of the protocol, registration with PROSPERO, review of abstracts, review of full articles, extraction and synthesis of relevant data and drafting of manuscripts.



The post holder will also lead an age-period-cohort analysis of a matched cohort study using administrative health data to study the impact of military service length, era of service and age at release on Veteran health services use and outcomes. This will include drafting a statistical analysis plan, liaising with ICES analysts and drafting of manuscripts.



The post holder will also be required to create a data linkage matrix that may be used to understand the impact that health outcomes may have on work outcomes.



You will join a friendly, supportive and collegial environment with a large range of opportunities for involvement in various research projects, supporting grant writing and student supervision and teaching.



The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD within military research. You will be expected to work independently and in collaboration, present new ideas and contribute new insights, lead on the development of statistical analysis protocols, and interpret the findings. In addition, you will have experience of writing for publication and presenting research results to different audiences.



You will have a proactive and flexible approach to work with the willingness to undertake occasional travel.



 




Qualifications

  1. A PhD within the field of military populations

  2. Previous experience/qualification in the field of occupational health research



Skills

  1. A PhD within the field of military populations

  2. Previous experience/qualification in the field of occupational health research

  3. Demonstrable experience in research and good understanding of research methodology

  4. Excellent working knowledge of a range of statistical techniques

  5. Hands on experience working with complex, longitudinal administrative data and/or electronic health record data

  6. Experience completing systematic reviews

  7. Previous experience within the field of military health research

  8. Good organizational skills and the ability to work to project milestones/deadlines

  9. A track record of peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals

  10. Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills as evidenced by presentations at conferences, public meetings, seminars

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Skills

Research Experience 

The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



Administrative experience



Ambassador experience



Customer service experience

The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



Administrative experience



Ambassador experience



Customer service experience

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