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Research Fellow - CONCORD

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology

Location: London
Salary: £39,304 to £44,634 Per annum, inclusive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th November 2018
Closes: 11th December 2018
Job Ref: EPH-NCDE-2018-11
We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented epidemiologist to work on a new international project on children, adolescents and young adults with cancer, within the Cancer Survival Group. The Cancer Survival Group is part of the Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology in the Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. 

You will be expected to conduct high-quality research under supervision of Dr Claudia Allemani and Prof Michel Coleman, the co-PIs, to contribute to scientific publications and attend national and international conferences to disseminate research findings. You will also contribute to the LSHTM teaching activities.

You will have a Master’s degree in epidemiology or medical statistics (or an equivalent higher postgraduate degree) and some research experience in epidemiology and/or medical statistics, preferably in cancer or child health epidemiology. You will have a good understanding of the concepts of epidemiology and the capacity to learn and implement complex analytic approaches in STATA. Experience in dealing with complex data sets is essential and experience handling population-based cancer registry data would be desirable. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time and fixed-term until 31 December 2019. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.  

The salary will be on the Academic Pathway Grade 6 scale in the range £39,304 - £44,634 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.  

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Prospective candidates seeking further information may wish to contact Dr Claudia Allemani ( to arrange an informal discussion.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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