|Salary:||£43,155 to £52,841 per annum|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||30th April 2023|
The University of York wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Epidemiology & Global Health within the Department of Health Sciences to contribute to high quality research and teaching. This appointment is aimed at recruiting future leaders of global health. In particular, the post will offer a research leadership role within a new EU-funded consortium called FRESHAIR 4 LIFE and a teaching leadership role in the subject of epidemiology taught within Masters in Public Health.
Applications are invited from outstanding individuals with an emerging national/international research reputation in global health and an interest in preventing non-communicable diseases. Prevention by addressing tobacco use and air pollution would be directly relevant to the research role. Candidates with expertise and interest in observational studies, randomised controlled trials, mixed methods and implementation science are particularly encouraged to apply.
The post offers the opportunity to be part of a large and successful multi-disciplinary Department, renowned for its methodological expertise and its commitment to policy and practise relevant teaching and research.
The University of York offers flexible working patterns and a number of family friendly initiatives. As a Department we are proud to foster a supportive culture that helps staff and students contribute fully, flourish and excel, to reach their full potential. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion as well as the values of the Athena SWAN Charter in all our Departmental activities.
The lecturer will be expected to grow an internationally recognised research portfolio and support the current programme of work on preventing non-communicable diseases.
The successful candidate will develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects. They will lead the evaluation workpackage within FRESHAIR 4 LIFE consortium and contribute to the production of research outputs. They will design, develop and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. This will include leadership of a postgraduate epidemiology module. The lecturer will also contribute to the supervision of Masters and PhD students and undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
You will have a PhD, and track record of high quality applied global health research preferably within the field of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), along with demonstrated ability to attract competitive research funding, lead and manage projects and generate high quality research outputs.
You will have a good track record of global health research and a demonstrable ability in building international research collaborations to address key knowledge gaps and support evidence-based policy and practice, preferably in NCDs. Candidates interested in developing, implementing and evaluating simple, cost-effective and scalable solutions to address NCDs in Asia are particularly welcome. You will be conversant with the range of methods used in population health, and health services research and have expertise and established track record in one or more of the following areas of research: trials, large datasets, implementation science, policy research, health economics, observational studies, systematic reviews or evidence synthesis.
Interview date: to be confirmed
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We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.
We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork
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