Senior Research and Teaching Fellow (Epidemiology)

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

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and it provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching.

As Senior Research and Teaching Fellow you will develop an area of research within the Population Studies Group and assist with the development and teaching of the MSc Global Health Science course.

The research aspect of your role (60% of your time) will involve developing and leading a programme of research within the Population Studies Group, and taking responsibility for promoting collaborations and seeking additional grant funding. The teaching element of the role (40% of your time), will involve taking responsibility for the ongoing development, revision and delivery of the course. You will also act as a module lead in epidemiology, meaning you will be responsible for overseeing the entire curriculum for one of the largest modules in the MSc.

To be considered, you will have a PhD in epidemiology or a related subject and post qualification research experience as well as experience teaching at graduate level and working as an Epidemiologist. You will be proficient with statistical software, particularly Stata, and have experience managing large datasets. You will also need exceptional communication skills and a strong publication record.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Sarah Lewington (

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

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 18 December 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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