Research Associate- University of York, United Kingdom, full-time, 10 months fixed-term. The position of a Research Associate has become available at the Hungry Mind Lab (www.hungrymindlab.com) at the Department of Education at the University of York. The position is associated with a research project awarded by the Nuffield Foundation to Prof Sophie von Stumm. The project’s aim is to study the gene-environment interplay in children’s early life development, using longitudinal cohort study data. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative statistical skills. Flexible/remote working options are available. The post is for 10 months in the first instance, but may be extended depending on performance.
The Research Associate will have completed a PhD in psychology, genomics or a related discipline with an emphasis on quantitative statistical analysis. S/he will be trained in data use and advanced statistical analysis for this role. The Research Associate will (a) lead on preregistering data analyses; (b) conduct statistical analyses on the gene-environment interplay; (c) prepare manuscripts for publication; and (d) present the findings at meetings and conferences. Prof Sophie von Stumm will supervise, support and mentor the Research Associate in all tasks.
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
- The Research Associate will have completed a PhD in psychology, genomics or a related discipline with an emphasis on quantitative statistical analysis.
- The successful candidate should have knowledge of advanced quantitative statistical analysis and child development research.
- The successful candidate will have experience with relevant software tools (e.g. R, SPSS, STATA), writing up research for publication, and with developing and conducting research ideas and projects.
- Please see full details on the main qualifications, knowledge, skills, and experience essential to the post in the ‘person specification’ document
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