Assistant Professor

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Closing date: 27th May

Assistant Professor

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Their mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

They seek an experienced epidemiologist within the Beyond Cancer group, part of the wider Electronics Health Records team in the Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology. This role will involve leading research on the long-term health of cancer survivors, with a particular focus on investigating mental health and dementia after cancer; the post-holder will also contribute to research on vascular consequences of cancer, and how exposure to specific cancer treatments affects post-cancer health outcomes. The post-holder will work with large-scale linked UK electronic healthcare data resources, in particular the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD).

Candidates should have a doctoral qualification in epidemiology, proven experience/knowledge of using CPRD and linked resources, and experience of applied research experience in the fields of pharmacoepidemiology, and mental health/dementia epidemiology. Candidates should also have extensive experience in using Stata statistical software. Further particulars are included in the Job Description.

This full-time post is fixed-term from 1 June 2022 until 30 March 2026 in the first instance.

The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 7 in the range £47,405 – £54,267 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via their website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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