Postdoctoral Researcher in Reproductive Demography

University of Oxford
April 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Reproductive Demography

Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford), Demographic Science Unit, 42-43 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1JD

Based at Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), the Demographic Science Unit (DSU) is at the forefront of demographic research that aids society, government and industry. The DSU is home to the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, an interdisciplinary research centre funded by the Leverhulme Trust and directed by Professor Melinda Mills which aims to disrupt and realign how we measure and model populations by infusing new types of data, methods and unconventional approaches to tackle the most challenging demographic problems of our time.

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to contribute to the UKRI funded project. You will have the opportunity to focus on research at the intersection of both social and biological determinants of fertility behaviour, with a heavy emphasis on maternal and reproductive health. You will responsible for managing your own academic research and administrative activities, adapting existing and developing new research methodologies and collaborate in the preparation of research publications.

To be considered you will hold or be close to completion of a PhD/DPhil in Demography, Sociology, Economics, Statistics, Public/Population Health, Geography, Global Affairs, or a related field, possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes, experience writing computer code in Stata and/or R for data analysis and visualisation and have excellent communication skills.

This is post is full-time, fixed term post for 3 years.

The closing date for applications is noon on 18 April 2024.

You will be required to upload a CV and a cover letter as part of your online application. The cover letter should clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description.

Contact Person : HR Recruitment Vacancy ID : 171571 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 18-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024-£44,263

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