Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology

London (GB)
£33,567 - £39,318 per annum
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology
Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Salary:     £33,567 to £39,318 per annum, pro rata.
Closing Date:     Thursday 01 February 2018
Reference:     EPH-NCDE-2018-01

We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented epidemiologist to work on a new international project on children, adolescents and young adults with cancer, within the Cancer Survival Group. The Cancer Survival Group is part of the Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology in the Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. 

You will be expected to conduct high-quality research under supervision of Dr Audrey Bonaventure, the PI, to contribute to scientific publications and attend national and international conferences to disseminate research findings. You will also contribute to the LSHTM teaching activities.

You will have a master’s degree and some research experience in epidemiology and/or medical statistics, preferably in cancer or child health epidemiology. You will have a good understanding of the concepts of epidemiology and the capacity to learn and implement complex analytic approaches in STATA. Experience in dealing with complex data sets is essential and experience handling population-based cancer registry data would be desirable. 

This is a part-time position (0.5 FTE), immediately available and until 31 December 2020 in the first instance. The salary will be on the academic grade 5/6 in the range £33,567 - £39,318 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications. The post is subject to LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Prospective candidates seeking further information may wish to contact Dr Audrey Bonaventure ( to arrange an informal discussion.

Applications should be made on-line via our website The reference for this post is EPH-NCDE-2018-01. Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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