UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Epidemiology

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 - £40,322 per annum (Grade J)
Posted
04 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Ref
ACAD104242
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School Bristol Medical School
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,797 - £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 - £40,322 per annum (Grade J)
Closing date for applications 03-Nov-2019

We are seeking an experienced and talented epidemiologist with a keen interest in lifecourse epidemiology. The postholder will join the world-leading MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU; http://www.bristol.ac.uk/integrative-epidemiology/), working primarily on the unique Born in Bradford cohort (BiB; https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/).

The postholder will use advanced causal and prediction analyses to understand the role of intrauterine and early infancy exposures on ethnic differences in growth, adiposity, body composition and markers of cardiometabolic health (including multiple metabolites) from infancy to ~age 9/10. They will also explore causes of ethnic differences in cardiometabolic health in adults.

The successful candidate will have expertise in epidemiology and analysis of large population datasets and of using advanced methods such as multilevel modelling, instrumental variable analyses and machine learning methods. You will have a post-graduate degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or a related quantitative discipline.

This role is offered on an open-ended basis with funding confirmed until 31st December 2022.  Appointment will be made at either Research Associate (grade I) or Senior Research Associate (grade J) level depending on experience.

For informal queries, please contact: Deborah A Lawlor, d.a.lawlor@bristol.ac.uk

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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