Section of Infectious Diseases and Immunity
Department of Medicine
Salary Range: £36,770 - £42,160 per annum
Applications are invited for a Research Fellow post. This is an unusual and exciting opportunity for a motivated research scientist to build his/her career within the dynamic environment of the Centre for Infection Prevention and Management (www.imperial.ac.uk/cipm).
The Centre focuses on infection prevention and access to safe and effective healthcare care in different settings. Our multidisciplinary team is embedded in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity Section of the Imperial College Department of Medicine. The section is actively involved in a range of leading biological and medical projects and has an outstanding record of supporting both junior and more senior staff to obtain personal fellowship support from the major charities including the Wellcome Trust, The Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research.
The Centre is currently looking for a scientist with a focus in infectious diseases and a background in classical epidemiology (e.g., study design, direct observational data collection, etc), social sciences, public health, systems biology, applied statistics or related fields. The post holder would be expected to support work, including study design and statistical analyses, in organisational research, policy, behavioural interventions, surveillance, network analyses, or epidemiology, depending on their interests and background. The post holder will have a particular remit to develop applied research that can have an impact on public health policy, patient care, or access to healthcare.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in the field of infectious diseases epidemiology, social sciences, public health, systems biology, applied statistics, policy, or a related field. They will have a record of high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals and a successful track-record in research. Experience of the supervision of research of undergraduate/postgraduate students or postdoctoral staff is also essential.
For more information about the Centre please visit www.imperial.ac.uk/cipm. For specific information relating to the post please contact Dr Lydia Drumright at email@example.com.
Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number HM2012030.
Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application form.
Closing Date: 21 March 2012 (Midnight GMT)
Interviews will be held on 4 April 2012.