Research Associate/Biostatistician in Molecular Epidemiology

Imperial College London - Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Campus: St. Mary’s, Paddington

This is an exciting opportunity to work on the Horizon 2020 project, DynaHEALTH, focusing on the combined impact of psychosocial stress and glycaemic metabolism on health throughout the life course. The post will be based in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Imperial College London.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Associate in Statistics/Life Course Epidemiology to contribute to and help lead on the analyses for a large-scale European consortium. The post holder will be required to prepare bespoke scripts, algorithms and/or software to help analyse large omics datasets including several thousand participants’ data.

You will have a relevant PhD, or equivalent, excellent research skills and experience in biostatistics, including a sound understanding of epidemiological and bio-statistical concepts, particularly in relation to life course modelling. Experience in bioinformatics and analyses of genomic, epigenomic, metabolomics or other complex ‘omic’ data is strongly desirable. You will show the ability to contribute to the writing of reports, analysing and presenting of results, including for publication.

The post is full time and fixed term starting 18 September 2017 until 31 March 2019 and is based at the St. Mary’s campus, Paddington.

For informal discussion please contact Professor Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin (email: m.jarvelin@imperial.ac.uk).

Closing date: 31 August 2017 (midnight BST)

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