Research Associate/Biostatistician in Molecular Epidemiology

Imperial College London - Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate/Biostatistician in Molecular Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team and the LOLIPOP study. 

LOLIPOP is a unique cohort study, comprising data and samples from ~40,000 people in West London studies at baseline, and followed for >10 years for cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes.

The post-holder will be responsible for carrying out robust analyses of both the cross-sectional and prospective LOLIPOP datasets using appropriate statistical techniques, as well as developing and implementing approaches for quantifying and correcting for biases in laboratory measurements, and for imputation of missing data.

The applicant must have a PhD, and be experienced in the quality control and analysis of both clinical and molecular epidemiological data from prospective population studies.

The position is full-time, fixed term for 2 years, in the first instance.

The selected candidate will be based at St Mary’s Campus, Imperial College London, and will work under the direct supervision of Professors John Chambers and Jaspal Kooner.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor John Chambers at

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number SM067-17AL.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email to request an application form.

Closing Date: 21 May 2017 (Midnight GMT)

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