Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Department: Health Psychology
Reporting to: Professor Frank Doyle
Location: School of Population Health, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Beaux Lane House, Dublin 2
Contract/Duration: 24 months
Remuneration: Commensurate with experience, up to Research Fellow level 3.1 (€61,318)
Closing Date: 6th December 2023
About the School of Population Health
Established in 2022, the School of Population Health (SPH) builds on existing strengths at RCSI in behavioural science for population health, analytic and population health sciences. The School comprises the Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Department of Health Psychology, Data Science Centre, Healthcare Outcomes Research Centre, Institute of Global Surgery and SPHeRE (Structured Population health, Policy and Health-services Research Education – national doctoral programme). It currently includes some 75 academic, research and professional staff, as well as 28 PhD scholars. Population health scientists and researchers at RCSI have an impressive, multi-year track record undertaking impactful multi-disciplinary research and collaborating with an extensive network of international and national partners.
Summary of Post
We have a full-time post-doctoral position at RCSI, suitable for a health services researcher, psychologist, sociologist, social scientist, anthropologist or related discipline. The successful candidate will be employed on a Health Research Board Applied Partnership Award (COMPASS Project), which will explore the co-design of a financial incentive scheme to promote smoking cessation across three work packages: 1) review, planning and co-design of the financial incentive scheme, 2) implementation testing in local community health services, and 3) developing an implementation toolkit for potential national rollout.
The position is based in the Department of Health Psychology, RCSI, Dublin 2, but remote working will be considered for some of the duties.
Specifically, the duties of the post are:
Qualifications – (Essential):
Knowledge & Experience – (Essential):
Knowledge & Experience (Desirable):
We are all too aware that imposter syndrome and the confidence gap can sometimes stop fantastic candidates putting themselves forward, so please do submit an application — we'd love to hear from you.
Please apply online through the RCSI careers portal before the closing date with your CV and cover letter. Please note we do not accept CVs directly.
Informal Enquiries can be directed to Professor Frank Doyle ([email protected]). #rcsiar