Postdoctoral Fellow - Health Psychology

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


September 26, 2021


Post Date : 07-Sep-2021 Close Date : 26-Sep-2021

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (full time 100% FTE)

Department: Health Psychology and Data Science Centre

Tenure: Specified purpose contract for up to 24 months

Location: RCSI Dublin

Reporting to: Dr Frank Doyle

Salary: Salary aligned with the IUA postdoctoral scale up to a maximum of point 2

Proposed Start Date: 1st November 2021

Role Summary:

We have a 2-year full-time post-doctoral position at RCSI, suitable for a psychologist, statistician, health services researcher or related discipline. The successful candidate will be employed on an Irish Research Council funded project exploring clinically important quantitative and qualitative differences in depression trials. There are three main goals: 1) to apply advanced psychometric analyses (e.g. factor analysis, network analysis and item response theory techniques) to individual patient data from already- published depression randomised trials; 2) to assist obtaining stakeholder perceptions of the results, and 3) to assist with the establishment of an interdisciplinary, international consortia to lead (EU Horizon or other) funding applications. The position is based in the Department of Health Psychology, RCSI, Dublin 2, but remote working will be considered.

Application Process

Please apply online no later than 5pm on the closing date with your CV and Covering Letter.

Informal Enquiries can be directed to Dr Frank Doyle (

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