Research Assistant (Nutritional Epidemiology)

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

October 22, 2021

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Research Assistant (Nutritional Epidemiology)

Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford Grade 6: £29,614 - £35,326 p.a.

Based within the Nuffield Department of Population Health, the Cancer Epidemiology Unit (CEU) seeks to provide large-scale reliable evidence on the relationships between common exposures and common conditions of public health importance such as prostate, breast, and colorectal cancers, cardiovascular disease and bone health.

As a Research Assistant you will provide administrative and research support for a new collaborative project on plant-based diets. The objectives of the project are to describe plant-based diets in British adults and to examine the motivations and characteristics of the adults consuming these diets. You will assist with setting up the study, participant recruitment and with data management and analysis of the study findings. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in preparing articles for publication in peer- reviewed journals.

To be considered, you will hold a degree in Epidemiology or a related relevant discipline (e.g. sciences, maths, IT), have excellent IT skills and experience using statistical software such as STATA, R or SAS. Strong communication skills and attention to detail are also essential for this post.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Keren Papier (keren.papier@ndph.ox.ac.uk).

The position is full time (part time considered) and fixed term for 6 months. The closing date for applications is noon on 22nd October 2021.

Contact Person : HR Assistant Vacancy ID : 153232 Contact Phone : 01865 743631 Closing Date & Time : 22-Oct-2021 12:00 Contact Email : recruit@ndph.ox.ac.uk

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