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Position: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate - Global Health Epidemiologist
Institution: University of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Duties: The successful candidate will take on a central role in our international research studies, which aim to investigate risk factors for non-communicable diseases (e.g. cardiovascular and metabolic diseases) in South Asia. The Global Health Group leads several large-scale population studies in Bangladesh, Malaysia and Sri Lanka with a strong focus on genomic and molecular risk factors. The post-holder will assist various Global Health research bids, as well as ongoing initiatives including the Cambridge Programme to Assist Bangladesh in Lifestyle and Environmental Risk Reduction (CAPABLE), and existing mature studies in Sri Lanka (SHINES) and Malaysia (MAVERIK)
Requirements: An ideal candidate should have a background in epidemiology/public health research, an outstanding academic track record and an interest in global health. The post holder will hold a PhD in a relevant scientific field (e.g. epidemiology, public or global health)
   
Text: University of Cambridge About us Contact us Job Opportunities Jobs Jobs Applying for a job My applications Right to work What we can offer Living in Cambridge Temporary work Work experience Volunteering Academic Research Professorships/Directorships Academic-related Assistant staff Studentships Research Associate/Senior Research Associate - Global Health Epidemiologist (Fixed Term) Research Associate: £32,816 - £40,322 Senior Research Associate*: £41,526 - £52,559 *NB: Appointment to Senior Research Associate is subject to approval by the Faculty Board of the Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine We are currently seeking a talented, ambitious and highly motivated Epidemiologist to join our Global Health Group in the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit (CEU) at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care (DPHPC). The successful candidate will take on a central role in our international research studies, which aim to investigate risk factors for non-communicable diseases (e.g. cardiovascular and metabolic diseases) in South Asia. The Global Health Group leads several large-scale population studies in Bangladesh, Malaysia and Sri Lanka with a strong focus on genomic and molecular risk factors. The post-holder will assist various Global Health research bids, as well as ongoing initiatives including the Cambridge Programme to Assist Bangladesh in Lifestyle and Environmental Risk Reduction (CAPABLE), and existing mature studies in Sri Lanka (SHINES) and Malaysia (MAVERIK). The candidate will help the PIs in defining the direction of scientific work, conducting research, analysing data, preparing the work for publication and disseminating results. The work of the post-holder is expected to lead to high-impact publications. An ideal candidate should have a background in epidemiology/public health research, an outstanding academic track record and an interest in global health. The post holder will hold a PhD in a relevant scientific field (e.g. epidemiology, public or global health). The post-holder will work in an interdisciplinary team with colleagues in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, as well as other collaborating departments of the University of Cambridge, University College London, University of Aberdeen and several partner institutions in Bangladesh. This position is full time and funding for this post is until 30 November 2023 in the first instance. Location - Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre). Informal enquiries can be made via email to Prof Emanuele Di Angelantonio at ed303@medschl.cam.ac.uk Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online. Closing Date: 28th September 2021 Interview Date: Week commencing 4th October 2021 Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager. Please quote reference RH27623 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.Further information Further ParticularsApply online Department/Location Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit Salary £32,816-£52,559 Reference RH27623 Category Research Published 31 August 2021 Closing date 28 September 2021 Share Share this job on your social network. Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit Stumbleupon © 2021 University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK Contact us Privacy Accessibility Freedom of Information
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