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QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential Requirements:

  • A PhD or equivalent post-graduate qualification relevant to Epidemiology and Demography themes.
  • Experience in research with significant impactful research outputs.
  • Significant productivity in peer reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of the capacity to win independent research funding.
  • Leadership experience in research or related areas, at minimum to leading a group.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead complex projects
  • Significant experience of line management
  • Experience of PhD and/or Masters supervision with positive outcomes.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of studies on interventions (either clinical trials or observational effectiveness work)
  • Ability in or understanding of spatial epidemiology
  • Experience of inter-disciplinary work.


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QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential Requirements:

  • A PhD or equivalent post-graduate qualification relevant to Epidemiology and Demography themes.
  • Experience in research with significant impactful research outputs.
  • Significant productivity in peer reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of the capacity to win independent research funding.
  • Leadership experience in research or related areas, at minimum to leading a group.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead complex projects
  • Significant experience of line management
  • Experience of PhD and/or Masters supervision with positive outcomes.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of studies on interventions (either clinical trials or observational effectiveness work)
  • Ability in or understanding of spatial epidemiology
  • Experience of inter-disciplinary work.


  • Leading the Programme Epidemiology and Demography scientific strategy, including chairing Departmental management and planning meetings.
  • Active participation as part of the senior leadership team in shaping Programme-wide scientific strategy and acting as co-applicant for the Programme core grant.
  • Developing proposals for new research initiatives, with ongoing leadership responsibilities for these areas of personal research
  • Membership of the Heads of Scientific Departments committee, and in a broad range of governance structures and committees.
  • Planning the overall budget and setting targets for development of Epidemiology and Demography on a yearly basis, and negotiating and agreeing the plans with the Scientific Departments Committee responsible for overall scientific strategy in the programme.
  • Ongoing strategic decisions underpinning Epidemiology and Demography work, including reprofiling of the core budget, new research initiatives including the development of new sites or collaborations, design of engagement or data capture platforms and integration with other Departments.
  • Line management of the Head of Surveillance.
  • Providing input on surveillance or epidemiological aspects of developing proposals and funding applications, and willing to be a co-applicant on funding proposals from other PIs where relevant.
  • Mentorship of early career scientists across the Programme with related interests, and training input for selected PhD students/ Masters students where relevant.
  • To guide and support the development of collaborative linkages with other local and international health research institutions to develop synergistic and equitable partnerships.


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