Research Fellow

Imperial College London - Epidemiology and Biostatistics/Public Health/Medicine

Campus: St. Mary’s

The Airwave Health Monitoring Study is an ongoing occupational cohort study among police force employees across all Great Britain. It includes 53,000 participants.  The Study collects a wide variety of data, including clinical and biological markers, genomics and metabolomics data, and constitutes a valuable research resource.  It is an integral part of the National Institute for Health Research Imperial BioResource, which lies within the Healthcare Trust and Biomedical Research Centre. It is also a Research Tissue Bank. The study is overseen by a steering committee representing the principal funders (Home Office), representatives of the forces and Police Federation, and external scientific advisers.

The Research Fellow oversees all research-related aspects of the study. This includes data collection and validation processes, protocol evaluation and research analysis. The postholder will be at the heart of the research effort within the team and plays a key role in driving the project to meet its contractual and scientific objectives.

The Research Fellow has a PhD level qualification and an established knowledge of scientific research from previous roles. Strong communication skills are essential to represent the Study externally, both at scientific meetings, with suppliers and to the steering committee (a lay audience). The Research Fellow provides technical supervision and organisational leadership within a team that includes professional and technical specialists from various domains.

This post is available on a full time basis for one year, in the first instance and will be based at the St Mary’s Campus, in Paddington.

Should you have any queries please contact: Mr. Paul Downey – p.downey@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 SM119-17AL.

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

Closing date: 24 October 2017 (midnight BST)

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