Nutritional Epidemiologist in Large Prospective Studies of Diet and Chronic Disease

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDHP)

Old Road Campus

This is a re-advertisment, previous applicants need not apply.

Based within the Nuffield Department of Population Health, the Cancer Epidemiology Unit (CEU) seeks to provide large-scale reliable evidence on the relationships between common exposures and common conditions of public health importance such as prostate, breast, and colorectal cancers, cardiovascular disease and bone health.

We have an opportunity for an Epidemiologist to join CEU, working on a project investigating links between animal source foods (meat, fish and dairy products) and risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other common diseases and conditions such as bone fractures. Your main responsibilities will involve analysing data, preparing tables and reports and contributing to articles for publication.

To be considered for this role you will have a PhD in epidemiology, nutritional epidemiology or a related subject or equivalent experience. You will also have experience in analysing and interpreting epidemiological data as well as working knowledge of statistical software such as STATA.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Tim Key (

The position is full-time (part-time considered) and fixed-term for 3 years.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 2 November 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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