Back to search results

Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) or Fellow (PDRF)

University of Exeter - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Exeter
Salary: For PDRA, from £31,411 up to £36,386 on Grade E, for PDRF from £39,745 up to £48,841 on Grade F depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 2nd December 2022
Closes: 18th December 2022
Job Ref: P85931

This Medical Research Council funded post is available immediately to 31st July 2023 to participate in the Exploring Prenatal Influences on Childhood Health (EPoCH) study

This role can be undertaken on campus (in Exeter’s Streatham campus), remotely (working entirely from home in the UK), or a mixture (hybrid). An 80% (four days a week) or more part-time option is possible.

The post

This innovative study uses data from several European birth cohorts to combine observational evidence around maternal and paternal prenatal influences on childhood health, and to triangulate approaches to infer causal effects. The project is nearing completion and this exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and contribute to high quality scientific outputs in the final months. The successful applicant will conduct statistical analyses in R (including writing and running scripts), help create a webapp using RShiny, write and submit scientific papers, and deliver oral and poster presentations to international audiences.

About you

You will:

  • possess a relevant PhD (or for PDRA, be nearing completion) or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in epidemiology/statistics (or a related field of study)
  • be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies
  • be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes
  • be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as team leader as required
  • be able to write and run statistical analyses in R, interpret results from population health studies, and write scientific papers, all to a high standard
  • for PDRF, you will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals and identify sources of research funding and contribute to the process of securing funds
  • For PDRF only, you will be a nationally recognised authority in epidemiology/statistics (or a related field) and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research programmes and methodologies

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave 
  • options for flexible working
  • onsite gyms and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England 

Further information

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Gemma Sharp g.c.sharp@exeter.ac.uk.

Interviews are expected to take place online during the week beginning 9th January.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs from University of Exeter

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge