Research Fellow in Nutritional Epidemiology

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

Campus: St Mary’s

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in the World Cancer Research Fund- Continuous Update Project (WCRF-CUP), an ongoing international programme that analyse global research on how diet, nutrition, physical activity and weight affect cancer risk and survival. You will join a group of four research assistants and one database manager, headed by Dr.Teresa Norat at Imperial College.

You will be responsible for the coordination and execution of systematic literature reviews of epidemiologic studies on the relationship of food, nutrition, physical activity, body fatness and cancer prevention.

A PhD in Epidemiology/Public Health and experience in the conduction of systematic literature reviews and meta-analysis are essential. The post holder should have the ability to coordinate the work of a small research team and motivate others to produce a high standard of work. Good written and oral communication skills are essential.

The post is full-term, fixed term for 2 years and is funded by World Cancer Research Fund International. More information about the project at http://www.wcrf.org/int/research-we-fund/continuous-update-project-cup

Closing date: 30 January 2018 (midnight GMT)

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Should you have any queries please contact:

Dr Teresa Norat - t.norat@imperial.ac.uk

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.

Imperial College is supportive of flexible working. The College is happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people, subject to operational requirements.

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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