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Current Vacancies

Here at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at the University of Glasgow we have an exciting portfolio of research programmes and projects and we are looking for people to join our teams.


Research Associate
Full time; salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum. This post is funded until 30 March 2020.
Vacancy Ref: 014795; Closing date: 30 October 2016.

The post-holder will make a leading contribution to ongoing research in the Unit’s ‘Understanding and Improving Health within Settings and Organisations’ (SandO) Programme through their involvement in a new research project on smoking in Scottish prisons (the Tobacco in Prisons study - TIPs) and contribution to and development of other research in prisons and in other key community settings. TIPs is an exciting project that will help understand the experiences and impacts of smoking for both prisoners and prison staff, and will contribute directly to the formation of policies on smoking in prisons. The Settings and Organisations programme’s current research also focuses on understanding and improving health in educational, workplace and professional sports settings. The post will offer the post-holder the opportunity to work on excellent social science research leading to the development and evaluation of innovative interventions. The programme has a well-established track record of working with experts nationally and internationally in multidisciplinary environments, and of developing culturally-informed public health interventions, such as the award-winning Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme.