Postdoctoral Research Assistant; Old Age Psychiatry

University of Oxford

We are looking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work within our team carrying out research into modifiable risk factors for brain health including dementia. Reporting to Professor Klaus Ebmeier and Dr Anya Topiwala, you will focus on applying causal inference methods to large longitudinal cohorts.

The post is for a fixed-term (funded until 30 September 2025) and is full time.

Based in the Department of Psychiatry and the Big Data Institute, you will play a vital part in the activities of the team.  This will include providing guidance to junior members of the research group, including research assistants, PhD students and / or project volunteers. You will also manage your own academic research including small scale project management, adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials.  Developing ideas for generating research income and collaborating in the preparation of research publications and book chapters will also be required.

You will have, or be close to the completion of, a relevant PhD and have relevant demonstrable experience.  You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge to work within established research programmes.  The ability to manage your own academic research and associated activities such as contributing to publications and presentations is essential.  Previous experience independently managing a discrete area of a research project would be desirable.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, a CV, and details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on 16 June 2023.

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