Job Opportunity: Research Associate, King's College London
Organisation: Health Service and Population Research, and Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King's College London
The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £37,412 to £39,484 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 per annum London Allowance, pro rata.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until March 2021
This is a part-time post - 75% full time equivalent
The overall purpose of the job is to contribute to implementing the College’s responsibilities for Coordination and Research under the ESRC award ‘Poverty reduction, mental health and the chances of young people: understanding mechanisms through analyses from 6 low- and middle-income countries’. This is a collaborative project led by the LSE, in collaboration with partners in South Africa, Colombia and Brazil.
The job will be based across two departments and offers an interdisciplinary role between the Department of Health Service and Population Research (Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience) and the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine (Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy). The post will involve harmonisation and extensive analysis of quantitative datasets to evaluate the relationships between poverty reduction programmes and mental health, using data from six countries. The post will be primarily based in London but will require occasional travel for meetings in Europe, Latin American and Africa. There are also good opportunities to engage in research training and career development activities.
The Research Associate will work with Prof Ricardo Araya, Prof Mauricio Avendano & Prof Crick Lund.