Research Associate

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Company: University College London

Department: Population Science and Experimental Medicine

Salary: £34,056 to £41,163 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1430 5915557

Fax: +44-1567 5751586

E-mail: N\A


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You will analyse data and write papers on early life determinants of cardiovascular structure and function in early adult life. For this you will use data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) cohort. This study has collected detailed information on growth and development since birth of ~14 thousand people. At age 17 and 24 years, a detailed cardiovascular assessment was performed including echocardiography, measures of large vessel structure and function, ambulatory blood pressure, and metabolic status. Genetic, metabolomics and epigenetic data are also available. Post holders will work in a strong, multi-disciplinary unit that focuses on the determinants and consequences of cardiometabolic disease, and will have opportunities to work on other population cohorts at UCL. Post holders are also encouraged to collaborate with our colleagues in Bristol who lead the ALSPAC cohort, and with other research groups at UCL.

This post is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

The candidate should have a PhD (or equivalent degree). Candidates will have published research papers, and show evidence of strong analytical skills.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the 'Apply' button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Jane Johnson, [email protected] , (020 7670 5700)

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