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Durham University

Department of Geography

News Archive

Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Ref: 3398

(25 August 2009)

Durham University wishes to appoint a full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) for 24 months to contribute to this exciting international project which involves collaboration with the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm. The successful candidate will be based in Durham’s Geography Department (awarded the highest, 5* ranking in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise) and will also be part of the Geographies of Health and Wellbeing research group at the Wolfson Research Institute. Candidates must hold or be near to completion of a PhD or equivalent doctorate degree in a social science, public health or epidemiology and have experience of advanced quantitative research methods. The successful applicant will be employed full time (1.0 f.t.e.) to assist on the project.

The title of the porject is Winners and losers in contrasting labour markets? Socio-economic and spatial inequalities in the population health effects of economic recession and economic growth and is funded by the BUPA Foundation Medical Research Charity.

Salary: £29,704 per annum

Closing Date: 16th September 2009

Interview Date: 9th October 2009