Senior Researcher - Non-communicable Disease Modelling

University of Oxford - NDPH

Old Road Campus

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

The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention (CPNP), which is one of several research groups within NDPH, seeks to carry out high quality methodological research to inform policy and practice in relation to prevention of non-communicable disease (NCD).

As a Senior Researcher you will lead a theme of research on modelling the impact of population changes in behavioural risk factors (primarily diet) on the burden of NCDs, health, social and other care costs. Your role will also involve supervising junior researchers, building and maintaining national and international collaborations and first and senior authorship on papers aimed at high impact peer-reviewed journals.

To be considered for this post you will hold a PhD related to epidemiology, population health or health modelling and have demonstrable experience of research in NCD scenario modelling. You will also have an excellent publication record in peer-reviewed journals and experience using quantitative methods related to multistate life table modelling.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr Peter Scarborough (

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

The closing date for application is 12.00 noon on 16 March 2018.

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