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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (IPHW and Provide)

University of Essex - IPHW

Location: Colchester
Salary: £35,333 to £42,155 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th August 2022
Closes: 4th September 2022
Job Ref: REQ06331

The Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing seeks to appoint a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow to start October 2022, or soon thereafter, for a period of three years. This fellowship is funded by Provide (an Essex-based community Interest company - https://www.provide.org.uk/) to support the Institute’s work in the areas of obesity, menopause research and/or the use of technology in care home settings.

The research fellowship will be hosted at the Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing at the University of Essex, with regular engagement with Provide. The research projects will be developed in collaboration with the School of Health and Social Care, to support and expand their education and research into obesity, menopause and perimenopause, and/or technology in a health and social care context.

We are looking for a postdoctoral research fellow to work with Provide on research projects focusing on either:

  1. Overweight and obesity – with special focus (but not limited to) on the effectiveness of weight management interventions for adults and children to inform the design and specification of future weight management services
  2. Perimenopause and menopause – with special focus (but not limited to) on the analysis of awareness, self-management, and new service design for health care workers.
  3. Use of technology in care home settings to reduce needs for resources and improve service efficiency

 Duties of the Role

  • Undertake Foundational and Applied Research
  • Contribute to Public Engagement & Impact
  • Develop Interdisciplinary Collaborations within the Institute
  • Apply for Grants
  • To undertake teaching as appropriate to the level of post
  • Support the Research Culture of the Institute and Provide

Skills and Qualifications required

The successful candidate will have a publications record appropriate for their experience and will be able to demonstrate evidence of potential to develop an internationally leading profile in the field.

Applicants are required to have a PhD in a relevant discipline or should be close to the completion of a PhD (writing up or under examination).

We expect the methodological focus to be discipline or domain relevant.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, strong data science skills and experience, along with the potential to develop innovative research within your field are all essential for this post. Knowledge of or experience in obesity/ weight management research, menopause research and/or research into the use of technology in a care home setting are strongly desirable, as is evidence of successful participation and contribution to interdisciplinary and national/international collaborations. Experience of interacting with non-academic sectors through impact activities or public engagement is also required.

Please use the 'Apply' button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please email resourcing@essex.ac.uk.

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