Epidemiology Research Fellow

The Institute of Cancer Research

Sutton, UK

Application Deadline

Salary: Dependent on relevant Postdoctoral experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review. This role is eligible for ICR Sponsorship. Support will be provided for costs associated with Visa application. If you are considering reloc ating to the UK, further information can be found here .

Duration of Contract: Fixed Term 24 Months

Hours per week: 35 Hours Per Week

Closing Date: 11th February

Job Details

Under the leadership of Professor Amy Berrington, we are seeking to appoint an Epidemiology Research Fellow to join the Clinical Cancer Epidemiology Team to use real world data and methodology to investigate the late-effects of cancer treatments and cancer survivorship. The Team is part of the newly formed Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention Unit (CEPRU), a research partnership between ICR and Imperial College.

For general information on Post Doc's at The ICR can be found here .

Key Requirements

The successful candidates should possess a PhD in Epidemiology or other relevant discipline and have experience in study design, data analyses, programming and writing manuscripts. They should have the ability to work independently and to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team. They should also have good communication skills both written and oral and be able to work accurately, with a strong attention to detail. It is also desirable that they have knowledge of cancer epidemiology or survivorship research.

Directorate Information

The Clinical Epidemiology Team at The ICR, led by Professor Amy Berrington, uses real world data to investigate the late-effects of cancer treatments and cancer survivorship. The Team is part of the newly formed Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention Unit (CEPRU), a research partnership between ICR and Imperial College.

Our program of research is based around the Generations Study, a national study of over 100,000 women from the UK established in 2003 to investigate the causes of breast cancer and outcomes after a breast cancer diagnosis . Women in the study provided blood samples and detailed questionnaire information at recruitment, and in repeat follow-up questionnaires. We also link to NHS datasets to collect information on cancer screening and treatments.

Scientists at The ICR working on the Generations Study comprise geneticists, epidemiologists and statisticians who collaborate with researchers around the world.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Professor Berrington via Email on [email protected]

About The Institute Of Cancer Research

Why work for us?

As a member of staff, you'll have exclusive access to a range of staff benefits .

The ICR is committed to supporting overseas applicants applying for roles, please click here to find out further information.

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world's most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here .

We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.

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