Research Associate

Job summary

Effects of Air Pollution on Cardio-pulmonary Disease in Urban and Peri-Urban Residents in Beijing (AIRLESS) is a £650K project led by King’s College in partnership with Imperial College and the University of Cambridge. AIRLESS is one of two health based projects funded under the Atmospheric Pollution and Human Health (APHH) in a Chinese Megacity under the NEWTON programme. In this UK-China Collaboration we will utilise novel personal air...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED00784
  • Date posted 10 October 2018
  • Closing date 11 November 2018

Job description

Job summary

Effects of Air Pollution on Cardio-pulmonary Disease in Urban and Peri-Urban Residents in Beijing (AIRLESS) is a £650K project led by King’s College in partnership with Imperial College and the University of Cambridge. AIRLESS is one of two health based projects funded under the Atmospheric Pollution and Human Health (APHH) in a Chinese Megacity under the NEWTON programme. In this UK-China Collaboration we will utilise novel personal air pollution measurement technologies in a panel of residents selected from two well established cohorts with a wealth of baseline data. We will utilise a biomarker of response approach to determine internal signatures of exposure in panel members across different seasons and we will work with investigators in parallel projects to access highly detailed pollution measurements and models.

Duties and responsibilities

The main duties of the post holder are performing data analyses using modern statistical modelling techniques and liaising with research teams of AIRLESS and other studies under the APHH-China programme.

Essential requirements

The applicant should have a PhD or equivalent in Epidemiology/Public Health/ Environmental Science or related field with demonstrable experience of data modelling and knowledge of research methods and statistical procedures.

Further information

This is a full-time fixed term post for 12 months, based at the St Mary’s Campus, Paddington.

Should you have any queries please contact: Dr Queenie Chan – email q.chan@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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