Two positions at UCLA

Two positions that may be of interest to medical sociologists.

Position in the Social and Cultural Dimensions of Health

UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and

The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

UCLA Division of Social Sciences

UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (an interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior), in collaboration with the UCLA Division of Social Sciences, are seeking applications for a full-time tenure-equivalent faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank; level to be commensurate with background and experience.
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3 Posts at Lancaster University

The NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Research and Care for the North West Coast has more than thirty partners. Lancaster university one of three academic partners is seeking to fill the three posts to work across the NW Coast area.
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JOB AD for UEA-Based Senior RA post in Social Research in Dementia (PRIDE) Project

SCHOOL OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES

Senior Research Associate in Social Research (PRIDE) • REF: RA1086
Full time, fixed-term until 28th February 2019.

£30,728 to £36,661 per annum 

This post, available from August 2014, is offered on a fixed-term basis until 28th February 2019.
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Qualitative research in cancer - new post in Oxford

Qualitative Researcher - Patient Experiences of Cancer Diagnosis http://www.phc.ox.ac.uk/about/job-opportunities/#acc-FqbXA-5

Closing Date : Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT | Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 p.a.

The Health Experiences Research Group (led by Professor Sue Ziebland) is seeking a social scientist experienced in qualitative studies of cancer and within 7 years of having been awarded a doctorate qualification.
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Vacancy for Research Associate

We have a new vacancy for Research Associate, Care of Young People with Physical Illness (maternity cover). For more information please use this link:https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTQyMjAwNSZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjUmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJmpvYl9yZWZfY29kZT0xNDIyMDA1JnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQmcmVxc2lnPTE0MDMxMTUzMTctMDQxNWY4OGFkZDI3YTAwYzU4MDA4ZTEyNWMyNjA5NzVmOWE2ODU3OQ==
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Vacancy Announcement

UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX

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School of Global Studies
Department of Anthropology, ERC-Project: Bionetworking in Asia
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Fixed term for 2 years, full time)
Salary range: starting at £30,728 and rising to £36,661 per annum
It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.
Expected start date:  1 June 2014 or as soon as possible

Previous applicants need not re-apply but will still be considered.
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Vacancy - Snr Lecturer in Psychological Trauma, University of Chester, UK

An exciting vacancy has arisen for a Senior Lecturer to take on the role of Programme Leader of the new MSc in Therapeutic Practice for Psychological Trauma. You should have relevant academic qualifications and considerable clinical experience and will be expected to take on a variety of activities including teaching, administration, consultancy, student research supervision and research in the area of psychological trauma.
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Two vacancies for the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology of Health and Illness

Are you interested in joining the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology of Health and Illness? Two vacancies on the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology of Health & Illness will be determined by election at the Annual General Meeting of the BSA Medical Sociology Group at the Conference at Aston University, on Thursday 11 September 2014. For more details and the entry form, please
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Vacancy in Amsterdam: Special chair ‘Quality of life, in particular of deaf people’

The University of Amsterdam, department of Sociology and Cultural Anthropology has a vacancy for a special chair in quality of life and deaf studies. The vacancy has been advertised before, but now conditions have changed. It is possible to fulfil this part-time position in one or two blocks per year. Please take a look at: http://www.uva.nl/over-de-uva/werken-bij-de-uva/vacatures/nav/keys/fmg/item/14-006.html 
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Posts advertised in the Department of Social Sciences University of Roehampton

Reader / Professor in Sociology (1.0 FTE) - HR Ref No: HR24/14 
Reader salary (Grade RU10) from £49,800 to £57,165 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance of £3,400 per annum. 
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Research Fellow University of Exeter Medical School

University of Exeter Medical School, Institute of Health Research 

Complex Intervention Research Fellow / Associate Research Fellow (Ref. P46211) 

Grade E or F (dependent on experience) 
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CLAHRC Posts

Three research fellow posts for our West Midlands CLAHRC. Closing date 14/01/14
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Univ of Toronto SBHS Job Posting

Requisition Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Social Behavioural Health Sciences Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty: Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: October 22, 2013
Job Closing: January 15, 2014 (Open Until Filled)
Description:

The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will commence as early as July 1, 2014.
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Vacancy for a Postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University

The faculty of Political and Social Sciences (Ghent University) invites applications for a full-time position of postdoctoral researcher for the research project on (De)constructing health news: it is a temporary position for a two-year term, which can be renewed once.
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3 Lectureships at University of Newcastle, Australia

The School of Humanities & Social Science at the University of Newcastle, Australia, is currently seeking applicants for 3 full-time, continuing Lecturer positions in Sociology/Anthropology, including one Lecturer in Health Sociology. Details of all 3 positions can be found at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/vacancies
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2 x RF posts for the School for Public Health Research

We are looking for 2 Research Fellow posts to join the NIHR School for Public Health Research team at LSHTM (SPHR@L) to work on a programme of research focused on evaluating local level interventions and policies in the UK.Full job details available at: http://sphr.lshtm.ac.uk/2013/11/27/job-opportunity-2-x-research-fellow-posts/
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3 PhD Studentships

The ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS)  based at UCL  is recruiting 3 PhD students.   See http://bit.ly/1i1eICs

ICLS students apply social epidemiological perspectives to the study of relationships between social, psychological and biological factors as they develop over the life course and how they contribute to health, disease and wellbeing. Students will use quantitative techniques to conduct secondary analysis of longitudinal birth cohort and panel studies.

Closing date for application: 31 Jan 2014
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Research posts available at Cardiff SOCSI

We would like to bring to your attention two research posts available within Cardiff School of Social Sciences. The posts are a great opportunity to research initiatives designed to enhance the education and training of healthcare professionals and to work in an exciting research environment. Both posts are full time and fixed term for 2 years.   www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs
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New CLAHRC posts at Warwick

Research Fellow CLAHRC

Warwick Medical School

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Vacancy: Post Doctoral Research Associate - Centre for Public Policy & Health

Post Doctoral Research Associate Vacancy - Centre for Public Policy & Health, Durham University
Responsible to: Professor David Hunter, Director, Centre for Public Policy and Health, School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University (www.dur.ac.uk/public.health)

Responsible for: research and administration related to a research project recently funded through the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR)
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Three new CLAHRC posts within UCL's Dept of Applied Health Research

Programme: NIHR CLAHRC North Thames
Contract: Fixed term (part time/full time)
Salary: UCL Grade 7/8
Closing date: 29/30 November
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Medical sociology/anthropology/qualitative research job in Bristol

Please see link below for a 5-yr SRF post in ethnography/qualitative social
science at Bristol University as part of the new CLAHRCsouthwest.
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Job vacancy: Associate Professor/Professor in Ageing and Health at the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is currently seeking an Associate Professor/Professor in Ageing and Health. For more information and to apply, visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1769/1112.

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 1769/1112 
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Research Assistant, University College London

This is a fixed term position for 6 months at 0.75 FTE to examine how clinical decision making is enacted between junior doctors and patients in Accident and Emergency. The post is located in the e-health Unit in the UCL Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health. The post holder will also work closely with co-applicants from the Institute of Education. The position provides an excellent opportunity for a Researcher who is interested in medical interactions to work with a multi-disciplinary team. The team comprise a medical sociologist with expertise in a range of qualitative methods and a particular interest in conversation analysis, a qualitative researcher with particular expertise of research in hospital settings and of educational research, an expert in the use of conversation analysis and ethnomethodology for exploring clinical encounters and a GP and educationalist with a particular expertise in decision making.
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Fuse vacancy: Research Associate - Complex Systems Research Programme

Fuse is seeking to recruit a Research Associate which offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role in developing the new Complex Systems Research Programme within the Centre:
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RA 8 month job recruiting men in deprived areas of Glasgow

Research Assistant (8 months fixed term contract)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Salary Scale: £25,504 - £29,541 (Pt.24 - 29)
Closing Date: 5 November 2013 at 5pm
Ref: HR1682

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant with excellent interviewing skills to assist in a randomised controlled trial of a mobile phone intervention to reduce binge drinking among young to middle aged men in deprived areas. The successful applicant will recruit participants, collect baseline data and carry out telephone interviews. This post will involve negotiating access to community settings in deprived areas of Glasgow.
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Assistant/Associate Professor –Social Behavioural Health Sciences, University of Toronto

The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will commence as early as July 1, 2014.

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New Post at Cambridge

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
Philomathia Research Associate in Sociology
Vacancy Ref: JM01875
Annual salary scale: £27,854 - £36,298 p.a.
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Vacancy in Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, offers a:

Special Chair ‘Quality of Life, in particular of Deaf People’
For 7.6 hours per week (0.2 fte).
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Researcher post - LGBT Youth Suicide

Senior Research Associate, LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention Project

Salary: £31,331 to £36,298 
Closing Date: Monday 04 November 2013
Interview Date: Wednesday 27 November 2013 
Reference: A808
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Qualitative health researcher job opportunity Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Qualitative health researcher  (University of Edinburgh, Vacancy Ref 020868, Closing date 25h October 2013)

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Job opportunity - Cambridge

Social Scientist: Qualitative Research Associate

INTERVAL Study, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit

Salary: Grade 7, £27,854 - £36,298
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Research Fellow biomedicine/sports project University of Sussex, UK

The Centre for Global Health Policy at the University of Sussex, UK, invites applications for a Research Fellow to contribute to an ESRC-funded research project ‘Emerging intersections of biomedical technology and elite sport: institutions, practices and ethics’ undertaken in collaboration with Royal Holloway University of London and Swansea University. The position is fixed term 0.8 FTE for 30 months, or shorter period full-time by arrangement.
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Sociology/Criminology

A rare opportunity to combine cutting-edge teaching with cutting-edge research.

The Role
Kent is one of only a handful UK universities to be awarded a prestigious Nuffield Foundation/ESRC/Hefce ‘Q-Step’ grant to take quantitative social science teaching to new levels. We are investing over £2m in creative and inspiring teaching across the social sciences, and we are looking for new staff members to help build this alongside our existing team. Equally importantly, we are looking for excellence and ambition in research, and will provide both sufficient time and a thriving research environment to support this.
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ESRC internship on age and ageing at the British Library

The following ESRC internship for a three-month period at the British Library has been announced. The closing date for all applications is 18 October 2013. 
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Reproduction Research - 2 early career fellowship posts

We would like to invite early career, post-doctoral researchers with an interest in social aspects of reproduction and reproductive technologies to apply for 2 posts currently being advertised at De Montfort University.
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Vacancy at De Montfort University: Lecturer 1 year fixed term (till August 2014)

The Division of Social Work & Health Studies is seeking to appoint to a fixed term contract to support delivery of its well-established health studies provision. This post presents an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to develop their experience of teaching in higher education, working with an experienced, inter-professional and supportive staff group.
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Research Fellow - University of Edinburgh - Centre for Population Health Sciences

We are seeking to appoint a sociologist or science and technology studies (STS) scholar as part of a prestigious two-year Leverhulme Trust  project on 'Neuroscience and Family Life: The Brain in Policy and Everyday Practice' (PI: Dr Martyn Pickersgill; Co-I's: Professors Sarah Cunningham-Burley and Ian Deary). The research will explore how neuroscience is being used in policy debates and services, and how these are regarded by the individuals and families they target. The project spans STS, medical and family sociology, and social policy. You will have PhD in a relevant social science discipline, with demonstrable experience of qualitative research methods, in a health or science related area. You will also have an appreciation of the issues relating to neuroscience and society from either an STS or medical sociological perspective.
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Exciting Senior Research Associate post available at UCL Institute of Child Health’s Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care

UCL Department / Division Institute of Child Health
Specific unit / Sub department Louis Dundas Centre for Children's Palliative Care
Grade 8
Hours Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £40,216 - £47,441 per annum, depending on skills and experience
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Senior Research Associate in Rehabilitation Sciences

The University of East Anglia has an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Research Associate in Rehabilitation Sciences.  For more information please follow the link below.http://www.uea.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ra/ra988.htm
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Research Fellow post - qualitative study of households

Post-doc research post in Faculty of Public Health and Policy at LSHTMWe are looking for a post-doc sociologist/anthropologist to study how households make decisions about installing 'energy efficiency' interventions in the home.  This is part of a larger, mixed methods project on the impact of winter fuel payments and home energy installations on winter mortality and morbidity.  This is
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RESEARCH FELLOW (FULL TIME, 16 MONTHS) - QUALITATIVE STUDY OF EARLY MEDICAL ABORTION

Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

We are seeking to appoint a research fellow to undertake a qualitative study of the provision of early medical abortion. Using interviews, this CSO funded qualitative study will contribute to an evaluation of a new model for the provision of abortions within an integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health service (Chalmers Centre, Edinburgh). The research will compare the experience and provision of medical abortion services at Chalmers and a hospital-based clinic from patient and health care providers’ perspectives. 
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Sociology of Health and Illness Journal: Call for Nominations to join Editorial Board

Interested in becoming a member of the Sociology of Health and Illness Editorial Board? Clink on the following link to complete the Nomination Form and return it by Wednesday 28th August 2013. http://tinyurl.com/nj48mxk
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Professorial Post available


School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy (from 1st August 2013 the School will become the School of Health Sciences)

Professor in Supportive and Palliative Care (Health care or social science background)
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Reader/Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion - Brunel University


SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND SOCIAL CARE

Reader/Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion

We are seeking a new member of staff to contribute to and provide leadership in health promotion and public health teaching and research at Brunel University. Applicants must have a proven track record of excellence in teaching and research and made contributions to doctoral training. Experience of supervision of doctoral students is essential for the Reader post.
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Senior Lecturer in Public Health - Brunel University


SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND SOCIAL CARE

Senior Lecturer in Public Health

We are seeking a new member of staff to contribute to and provide leadership in health promotion and public health teaching and research at Brunel University. Applicants must have a proven track record of excellence in teaching and research and made contributions to doctoral training. Good quantitative skills are essential for this post.
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Vacancy: Research Associate in Active and Healthy Ageing


DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, UK
The Department of Sociological Studies is proud to be one of the top ten international social science research departments in the UK, with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice. In the 2008 Research  Assessment Exercise, 65% of our research outputs were rated as internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
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Job Vacancies


Aston University, Birmingham is looking to recruit to 3 posts in sociology and policy.

Two at either lecturer or senior lecturer and also a fixed term maternity leave cover.
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Job Vacancy. Research Associate in Patient and Public Involvement


THE NIHR RESEARCH DESIGN SERVICE (RDS) FOR THE WEST MIDLANDS (KEELE HUB) And THE INSTITUTE FOR PRIMARY CARE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, KEELE UNIVERSITY

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE:  PATIENT AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT (PPI) - FULL TIME
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Studentships/ RA Vacancy / Summer School


International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health - Vacancies

1. Research Associate vacancy:  ICLS is currently advertising for  a Research Associate in Lifecourse Epidemiology - Project: A picture of youth - inequalities in health from childhood to early adulthood  Closing date 1 May 2013. Please see the current employment opportunities at UCL (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/) quoting the job reference number:  1321478

2. Summer School: Applications are invited for the 3rd  Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research being held this year at Oxford University 2 – 6th September 2013. The applications closing date is  on Friday 14th April.   See http://www.sociology.ox.ac.uk/index.php/summer-school/summer-school-home.html

3. PhD Studentships x 4: ICLS is currently recruiting for graduate students to start in October 2013.
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3 assistant professor posts in sociology at Warwick


Three assistant professor posts in sociology at Warwick. For further details please consult:

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Research Fellows: Avoidable Acute Admissions


An opportunity has arisen within an exciting and growing team of healthcare researchers based in Plymouth. Plymouth University Peninsula Medical School are currently looking for two new Research Fellows to assist us in our Avoidable Acute Admissions project.
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Social Science Research Position


The Ugandan Maternal and Newborn HUB
Supporting Sustainable and Effective Professional Voluntarism
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Senior Research Fellowships in Public Health/Health Inequalities Research


Liverpool and Lancaster Universities Collaboration for Public Health Research (LiLaC)

Two Senior Research Fellows Grade 9
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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer post in qualitative methodology, LSE

The LSE's Department of Methodology is seeking to hire a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Qualitative Research Methodology.

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Postdoctoral research job at Nottingham


Research Fellow - University of Nottingham

£27,578 - £34,895 per annum

We are pleased to invite applications for the above post based in the Centre for Applied Bioethics, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham. The post is funded under a Leverhulme Programme grant entitled 'Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities'. The post represents an exciting opportunity to work on an innovative interdisciplinary research project with the primary aim of producing high quality academic journal articles and related outputs.
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Researcher job opportunity: Weightwatchers


Research Associate (Social Scientist)
Salary: £27,578 - £35,938 pa. Unit: Department of Public Health and Primary Care. *Limited Funding
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Lecturer in Social Science, Health & Medicine (Global Health or Bioethics & Society)


Lecturer in Social Science, Health & Medicine (Global Health or Bioethics & Society)   
Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine         
Job reference:  G6-7/DAF/1114/12-JT   
Closing date for applications: 04-Dec-2012
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Professor of Sociology position University of Warwick


Warwick is advertising for a Professor of Sociology and Head of Department from any relevant research background in a broad based department.
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Two different Research Assistant posts involving systematic reviewing advertised


Senior Research Assistant & Post Doctoral Research Assistant

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Research post available, King's College London


Fixed term Research Associate (30 months) on ESRC-funded project 'State strategies of governance in global biomedical innovation: the impact of China and India’, based in the Department of Political Economy at KCL.

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Research Job - Newcastle - Ethnographic Study


As part of an NIHR Programme Grant, we are undertaking a comparative ethnography of transition for young people (14-23) with complex health needs.

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Sociology - Applications for the Editorial Board - Health experts wanted


Sociology is seeking seven new members of the Sociology editorial board to serve for three years from January 2013 to end of December 2015. As you can see from the list below, applicants with expertise in health areas are particularly welcome.
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Post at St Georges, University of London

*Division of Population Health Sciences & Education*
Lecturer in Qualitative Research Methods
(Permanent, 17.5 hours per week)
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Two new Postdoc research positions at the University of Nottingham

We are delighted to invite application for two new postdoc positions based in the Centre for Applied Bioethics at the University of Nottingham. Both posts are funded under a Leverhulme Programme grant entitled 'Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities'. The posts represent an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively on innovative interdisciplinary research projects with the primary aim of producing high quality academic journal articles and related outputs.
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Qualitative Research Associate posts (Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre)

Two new Qualitative Research Associate posts are available at the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University.
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Senior Research Lead Post, Health Experiences Research Group Oxford

An exciting new opportunity has been created for an outstanding researcher to share management responsibility, with the senior team, for setting the goals and managing the resources, performance and development of the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG).
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Postdoctoral Fellowship Position, Montreal

Our team is currently conducting a research project (ISIS – Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking) studying the link between social inequalities in smoking and resources in neighbourhoods among a cohort of young adult Montrealers. Dr. Katherine L. Frohlich, the principal investigator, is looking for a postdoctoral fellow interested in working on our project.
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Research Assistant in Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University

Research Assistant in Applied Health ResearchLocation: School of Health & Life Sciences/Institute for Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian UniversityGrade: 5Salary Scale: £25,251 - £29,249 (Point 24 - 29)Contract: 35 hours/week (fixed term for 12 months)Closing Date: 11 April 2012 at 5pmRef: HR1345Research title: Tailored stroke self-management - developing and testing a nurse-led,
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Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Ethics & Law, Southampton

Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Ethics and LawCancer SciencesLocation:  Princess Anne Hospital, SouthamptonSalary:   £34,895 to £40,430Full Time Fixed TermClosing Date:   Thursday 03 May 2012Reference:  109012CMResearch title:  Consent and confidentiality in genetic medicine: enhancing shared decision makingWe are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced qualitative
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Vacancy, Brunel University, London

School of Health Sciences & Social CarePost-Doctoral Research FellowFull time; 1 year Fixed-Term contractVacancy Ref: BKA0121/2Salary: £32,288 Incl. of London WeightingAn exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our group of researchers in the School of Health Sciences and Social Care at Brunel University in West London. The successful applicant will join a team
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Research Associate/Fellow Post, CLAHRC-NDL, Nottingham

CLAHRC Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire (CLAHRC-NDL) is a collaborative partnership between the University of Nottingham and NHS Trusts in the East Midlands. Within a multidisciplinary context of behavioural medicine and organisational learning, CLAHRC-NDL will develop capacity at organisational and individual levels in the local healthcare economy.Applications are invited for the above mentioned
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Senior Lecturer Reader in Sociology & Public Policy at Aston University

Senior Lecturer/Reader in Sociology & Public PolicyLanguages & Social Sciences, Aston UniversityClosing Date:   Friday 13 April 2012 (Midnight UK Time)The School of Languages and Social Sciences is an ambitious, expanding, multidisciplinary School with an established reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We seek an enthusiastic and successful scholar who has a strong commitment to
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Research Associate Post – Community Engagement & Health Inequalities

Lancaster University is approaching its 50th anniversary and has a world-class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching and research. The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a 12 month fixed term appointment to work on an NIHR funded study that aims to investigate the impact of investment in community engagement
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Funded PhD Opportunity, Edinburgh

Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre and the Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of EdinburghProject title: The impact of early onset epilepsy on the parents and siblings of affected children.Principal Supervisors: Dr Richard Chin and Dr Jeni HardenEpilepsy is the most common serious neurological disorder in childhood. Most affected children have onset of their epilepsy by age 5 years  (early
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Research Fellow in Bioethics/Philosophy, Birmingham

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences, School of Health and Population SciencesSalary from £27,578 to £38,140 a yearWe are seeking a Research Fellow (Grade 7) to work with Professor Heather Draper to evaluate an ethical advisory service being offered to developers and users as part of the SURVEILLE (Surveillance: Ethical Issues, Legal Limitations and Efficiency)
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Lecturer in Research Synthesis

Position: Lecturer in Research Synthesis (Full-time, fixed-term for three years)Organisation: Cochrane Infectious Diseases GroupLocation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA UKApplication Deadline: 17.00 GMT Tuesday 20 March 2012The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group seeks a Lecturer in research synthesis to develop further our influential work in tropical diseases.The
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Graduate Course, Copenhagen

At the Margins of Life and DeathDoctoral course August 21-23 2012Aim and content: This course focuses on notions, materialities and regulations of life and death in the laboratory, in the clinic, and among patients and users of medical science and technology. It looks at how borders between life and death are established in socio-material practices and it takes up issues of suffering, dignity and the
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Associate Research Fellow post, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry Associate Research Fellow (Ref. E1047/PMS)The PCMD wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Professor John Campbell (PCMD, Exeter), Dr Rebecca Barnes (PCMD, Plymouth) and Dr Jamie Murdoch (University of East Anglia). This South West General Practice Trust funded post is available at 50% FTE for 1 year. You will support a qualitative
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PhD Studentship available in the Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester

Tackling inequalities in neonatal outcomes: an investigation of variation in care pathways following antenatal diagnosis of a severe fetal anomaly.An exciting, cross-disciplinary doctoral studentship exploring socioeconomic inequalities in pregnancy and neonatal outcomes is available in the Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester.Wide socioeconomic inequalities exist in the rates of
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Applications now open: MSc Medicine, Science & Society at KCL

MSc Medicine, Science & SocietyPart Time, Full TimeAdmissions status: OpenMSc Medicine, Science & Society addresses the nature and implications of developments in health and medicine in an international context and from a social science perspective. It examines the social, economic, political, legal and ethical implications of recent developments in advanced biomedicine and biotechnology.KEY BENEFITS*
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Experienced Health Services Researcher to work within the Queen Mary, University of London

This is a job that may be of interest to a medical sociologist with health services research experience.
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Qualitative Research Fellow Post, University of Edinburgh

We are seeking to appoint a research fellow to undertake a longitudinal qualitative sub-study within The REPOSE (Relative Effectiveness of Pumps over MDI and Structured Education) Trial. REPOSE is a multi-centre, randomised controlled trial involving adult patients with type 1 diabetes using two types of regimen - an insulin pump or multiple daily injections. This sub-study, led by Dr Julia Lawton
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Vacancy: Lecturer Post, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University

We are seeking to appoint a new Lecturer in the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University. Details are below.Based in the Institute of Health & Society you will be a creative academic with an excellent and growing research record in social sciences, health services or public health research and teaching.You must have a PhD, quantitative or mixed methods experience of health services research;
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