Lecturer in Biostatistics / Epidemiology (Non Clinical)

Job summary

Do you have excellent experience in data analysis and modelling, both in theoretical and practical aspects? Do you intend to be a world leader in biostatistics or epidemiology and provide overall leadership and direction of methodological and biostatistical work? If so, this exciting and challenging opportunity could be the ideal next step in your career. We are interested to hear from outstanding academics in the area of infectious disease...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED02060
  • Date posted 2 October 2020
  • Closing date 2 November 2020

Job description

Job summary

Do you have excellent experience in data analysis and modelling, both in theoretical and practical aspects? Do you intend to be a world leader in biostatistics or epidemiology and provide overall leadership and direction of methodological and biostatistical work? If so, this exciting and challenging opportunity could be the ideal next step in your career.

We are interested to hear from outstanding academics in the area of infectious disease epidemiology/Biostatistics to join the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at Imperial College London.

Duties and responsibilities

The post-holder will play a leading role in the development of research in the area of biostatistics/infectious disease epidemiology. You will work closely with the Target Malaria consortium and other academic staff and postdoctoral staff within the Malaria Modelling group in the MRC Centre and within the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology.

Essential requirements

To excel in this role, you must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area and be developing a national reputation in the field.  A strong publication record with evidence of publication in high quality research in peer-reviewed journals, is essential.

Further information

The post is full time and fixed term for 3.5 years. Imperial College is supportive of part-time working. The recruiting department are happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people subject to operational requirements.

Informal inquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Azra Ghani (a.ghani@imperial.ac.uk).

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.