The Department of Health Sciences is looking to appoint 2 Research Fellows to contribute to our exciting new UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) ActEarly City Collaboratory. ActEarly has a vision to promote a healthier, fairer future for children living in deprived areas through a focus on improving environments that can influence health and life chances. https://actearly.org.uk/
In role 1 you will contribute to the Healthy Livelihoods theme, helping to co-design, implement and test prevention solutions to improve the livelihoods of families, children and young adults, under the supervision of Professor Kate Pickett.
In role 2 you will contribute to the Evaluation theme, bringing well-developed research and analytical capabilities to help test early life upstream prevention solutions, under the supervision of Dr Jane West (BIHR Director of Public Health Research), Professor Kate Pickett and Dr Maria Bryant.
Both roles will be based predominantly in Bradford with occasional days in York. In Role 1 you will conduct individual and collaborative research projects and assist with literature searches and evidence synthesis, co-production, stakeholder engagement, data management and statistical analysis in support of the Healthy Livelihoods Theme. In Role 2 you will conduct individual and collaborative research projects and use problem solving and creative thinking to support the evaluation of ActEarly.
Both roles also require the successful candidate to liaise with field sites, staff, stakeholders, investigators and members of the ActEarly Collaboratory in London and Bradford; and attend relevant meetings and developing research agendas based on healthy livelihoods within ActEarly. The successful candidates will be responsible for writing up of research results and dissemination through publications, seminar and conference presentations and public engagement and outreach activities; contributing to the identification of possible new areas of research; and contributing to the preparation of research proposals and applications to external bodies.
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