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Company: Queen Mary University of London

Department: Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - Centre for Cancer Prevention

Salary: £32,956 to £43,152 per annum incl. London allowance (grade 5).

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1491 5813934

Fax: +44-1456 2105773

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Epidemiologist. Terms and conditions vacancy

The Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis (PRU) carries out a major programme of research into earlier diagnosis of cancer. In the years 2016-17, the PRU is carrying out a randomised trial of a mailed cancer awareness intervention in subjects who have disengaged with primary care and who are at risk of late stage cancer.

Applications are invited for an experienced Epidemiologist to provide day-to-day running of this study, and leadership on epidemiological and scientific issues in the study. The work will involve all aspects of the trial, including liaison with general practice centres, day-to-day communication with Clinical Research Network and general practice staff, supervision of a part time data manager to ensure capture of the study data, and analysis and reporting of results. The post reports to the PRU director, and will involve collaboration with PRU investigators in UCL and Exeter, in addition to primary care colleagues.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent experience in epidemiology/statistics or a related field, experience in cancer research, good interpersonal skills and good methodological skills in epidemiologic research.

The post is full-time and fixed-term until 31st December 2018. Starting salary will be in the range £32,956 - £43,152 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and defined benefit pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

The Centre for Cancer Prevention requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (as specified in the Job Description).

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Stephen Duffy at [email protected] or on 020 7882 3535.

Details about the Centre for Cancer Prevention can be found at http://www.wolfson.qmul.ac.uk/centres/ccp.

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Application enquiries may be directed to [email protected]

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date above.

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