Senior Researcher in Reproductive Demography

University of Oxford
April 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585-£54,395
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Senior 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 Senior Researcher 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 be responsible for leading projects and developing research questions, conducting individual research and developing new research methods. You will also be responsible for delegating work to other members of the team.

To be considered you will hold a PhD/DPhil in Demography, Sociology, Economics, Statistics, Public/Population Health, Geography, Global Affairs, or a related field, have substantial relevant research or professional experience focused on questions related to the SEXRATIO project and a strong record of high-quality research and publications. You will also have excellent communication skills.

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

The closing date for applications is noon on 22 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 : 171903 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 22-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585-£54,395

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