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Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Epidemiology

University of Leicester - Health Sciences

Location: Leicester
Salary: Grade 7 £35,326 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2022
Closes: 13th February 2022
Job Ref: 4544
 

Fixed term contract to 30 April 2023

About the role

Joining the Centre for Environmental Health and Sustainability (CEHS) at the University of Leicester, you will conduct epidemiological research into cardio-metabolic health effects of traffic noise exposures.

You will conduct independent research and statistical analyses using the UK Biobank cohort to look at health effects of aircraft, road and rail noise and lead on writing papers and reports. You will work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers conducting noise and air pollution research in CEHS and Imperial College London.

CEHS is a multidisciplinary centre working across the University of Leicester. Our vision is to improve human health and the health of the environment through cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, in a changing world. CEHS hosts the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in environmental exposures and health at the University of Leicester.
About you

You will have a PhD in epidemiology, medical statistics, biostatistics or a related discipline (already awarded or award expected within three months), excellent quantitative skills using statistical packages such as R or Stata, and experience in developing and writing up epidemiological analyses, ideally with experience in environmental epidemiology.

You will have evidence of research productivity, including high-quality research publications.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Anna Hansell on ah618@leicester.ac.uk 

Applications for job share will be considered
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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