|Salary:||£42,405 to £49,785 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||24th October 2023|
Applications are invited for a 2-year full-time post-doctoral position to join Dr Judith Offman’s Cancer Prevention and Early Detection research team. The purpose of this post is to better understand cancer risk factors with a focus on oesophageal and breast cancer. This will allow earlier identification of individuals at high risk to enter into screening programmes and obtain more targeted preventive treatments. The post holder will use quantitative methods to identify new risk and protective factors and better understand the role of known risk factors.
Applicants should have an excellent academic record, proven academic writing ability, attention to detail and strong communication skills. Applicants should hold a PhD in epidemiology or a similar discipline and experience in cancer research using various methodologies. Applicants should be ambitious and keep to progress in an academic career.
About the Institute
The Wolfson Institute of Population Health (WIPH) harnesses expertise across a wide range of population-based research and education activities and aims to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in population health and preventive medicine. As one of the six centres within the WIPH, the Centre for Cancer Screening, Prevention, and Early Diagnosis is at the forefront of research internationally into the prevention, detection and control of cancer. We have particularly active programmes in research studying breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, pancreatic and prostate cancer prevention, cancer screening, awareness and early diagnosis, and statistical methods for clinical trials and epidemiology.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,405 - £49,785 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Judith Offman firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 24 October 2023. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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