Opportunity for Students: Research Fellowship at National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management

The Centre focuses on infection prevention and access to safe and effective healthcare care in different settings.  Their 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 visitwww.imperial.ac.uk/cipm.

For specific information relating to the post please contact Dr Lydia Drumright atl.drumright@imperial.ac.uk.

To apply: 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.Closing Date: 21 March 2012 

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