Research Fellow

Imperial College London - Neuroepidemiology & Ageing Research Unit, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine

Campus: Charing Cross / White City

Applications are invited to join the Neuroepidemiology and Ageing (NEA) Research Unit in the School of Public Health. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians working on the delivery of cutting-edge research to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, which take centre stage in national and international public health strategies.

We are seeking a Researcher to undertake research of the highest quality in Clinical Informatics, Computing and Platform Clinical Trials Design. Success in this post will involve overseeing and supporting the development and operational deployment of the CHARIOT platform and leading on high profile international research and educational projects, ensuring relationships with collaborators and funders are positive and productive, and taking responsibility for all aspects of project management including directing, monitoring and reporting activity.

The successful applicant must hold a PhD or substantial academic or other experience in public health, informatics and big data analytics. A Doctor of Medicine qualification is desirable. The post holder will be required to use practical experience in software engineering and programming and be able to adapt our platform and research data to the clinical needs of the users and research questions. Please see the Person Specification for full list of requirements for the post.

This post is full time for an initial fixed term of 20 months, with a possibility of extension.

Should you have any queries please contact: Professor Lefkos Middleton - l.middleton@imperial.ac.uk

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants (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 SM118-17AL.

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Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email adrian.lacey@imperial.ac.uk to request an application form.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/.

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