Research Fellow job in Eastleigh at University Of Southampton

Research Fellow

Company: University of Southampton

Location: Southampton UK

Date Posted:May 10, 2018

Location:  Highfield CampusSalary:   £29,799 to £30,688 Full Time Fixed Term (until 31/03/2019)Closing Date:   Saturday 09 June 2018Interview Date:   To be confirmed Reference:  1009318WRWe are looking for a Research Fellow to analyse the linkages between domestic water contamination and the presence of livestock in the home and the wider environment in rural Kenya. The Research Fellow will join the MRC-funded OnehealthWater project (), a collaboration between the Universities of Southampton and Brighton in the UK and the Kenya Medical Research Institute and VIRED International in Kenya.  Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top one per cent of world universities* and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.* QS World University Rankings 2012-13Geography and Environment within University of Southampton has an international reputation for both health geography and the analysis of geospatial data, being in the top 50 geography departments globally in the QS World University Rankings 2018.  As well as offering taught postgraduate programmes in geospatial analysis, the academic unit is home to the WorldPop and the Population, Health and Wellbeing research groups.  Both groups have established international reputations for their expertise in spatial analysis to support population health.The Research Fellow will analyse data from OneHealthWater project fieldwork, which covers both microbial contamination of domestic water and the presence of domestic livestock in the home and wider environment.  Experience in the quantitative analysis of public health or Water, Sanitation and Hygiene related data is essential, including the ability to write code in a major statistical software package such as Stata, SPSS, or R.  Knowledge and experience of GIS or spatial analysis tools, such as QGIS, ArcGIS or R is desirable, as is previous experience of working in water, sanitation and hygiene or livestock in developing countries.You will have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualification and experience in the quantitative analysis of public health-related data.*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.This post is suitable for public health researchers, quantitative social scientists, civil engineers or geographers with the above skills and is available now.For additional information or informal enquiries before submitting your application, contact Dr. Jim Wright,Application procedure:You should submit your completed online application form. Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting.If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1009318WR on all correspondence. View full job description
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