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Research Fellow in the Centre for Public Health at Queen's University Belfast (3-year post-doc in ABM and urban green spaces)


The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow in the Centre for Public Health.

This exciting position will allow the successful candidate to join the recently funded UKPRP GroundsWell consortium research team. The programme of research is focused on developing agent-based models to inform systems transformations of urban green and blue spaces for the prevention of non-communicable disease and reduction of inequalities in the UK.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity and support to be creative and academically brave, add their own ideas and innovations to the Consortium, and conduct high-quality research that will resonate at local, national, and global levels. We are particularly interested in working with someone with experience in the development of agent-based models of human populations and their local environment, including skills in model design with multidisciplinary teams, coding, parametrization, model verification, scenario development, sensitivity analysis, and reporting. Complementary skills in quantitative and/or qualitative methods that can be used to inform the development of agent-based models are welcome.

This post is available on a fixed term contract for 36 months.

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