Lecturer in Molecular Epidemiology

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£44,414 - £54,421 per annum
20 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

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 Lecturer in Molecular Epidemiology.

The successful candidate will work with academic colleagues to develop and deliver research and teaching strategies and programmes in molecular epidemiology, with a focus on multi-omic analyses, that complement the strategies of the School and the Centre for Public Health (CPH). They will also develop their own research portfolio and impact and increase and advance the use of molecular epidemiology and associated ‘big data’ approaches and methodologies associated with strategic national and international research programmes, in particular those of the Belfast Region City deal (BRCD).

The Lecturer will also teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level and contribute to School and CPH administration/outreach activity.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Primary Degree;
  • PhD in a subject area related to Molecular Epidemiology;
  • A minimum of three years’ research experience at postdoctoral level in a relevant field;
  • Recent, relevant publications in peer reviewed/refereed journals, recognised internationally as being high quality, commensurate with experience;
  • Experience and expertise in use of the methods relevant to human population-based molecular epidemiology;
  • Research profile which complements the research priorities and strengths of the Centre for Public Health and wider School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences;
  • Experience of giving presentations at national and international meetings and conferences;
  • Relevant teaching experience at University Level; and
  • Relevant academic administrative/management experience.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Blánaid Hicks at b.hicks@qub.ac.uk.

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