Research Associate/Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
Cambridge Public Health (CPH) has been awarded funding to support approaches
to better measurement of the interactions of business, environment and
population health and better alignment of these for global societies than has
been possible to date. This work aligns with, and is linked to, the
aspirations of Business for Health (www. businessforhealth.org/ ) and Reform
for Resilience (www. r4rx.org/ ) The overall purpose of this role is to
provide public health and statistical expertise to develop the framework,
approach and content of indices that capture whether
regions/nations/localities have resilience regarding improvement in health of
populations as well as sustainability and economic resilience. Working with
multidisciplinary teams, within and beyond the University the post holder will
be expected to engage actively across Cambridge Public Health. They will be
expected to contribute to the conduct, analysis and implementation of the
approach with partners outside the University such as mayors and corporate
sectors and to support evaluation and reporting.
The post-holder will have a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject or have
equivalent qualifications and/or experience combined with thorough knowledge
and understanding of the principles and methods of public health research
including strong analytical skills; practical experience using population
health-related data and information systems, and ability to resolve highly
complex information queries and problems; experience working and/or liaising
with academics, local government and policy makers in the NHS or other complex
environment regionally and nationally; excellent IT and organisational skills,
ability to work independently, and demonstrable problem solving skills and
initiative. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal and
communication skills, be able to draft technical documents and write for
varied external audiences. Administrative or project management experience,
preferably in a research-related role and in a university environment, and in
the use of statistical and epidemiological methods for interpreting and
understanding data is desirable Cambridge Public Health, Herchel Smith
Building, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SZ
(approx. 2 miles south of city centre) Informal enquiries can be made to
Professor Carol Brayne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first
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Closing Date: 14th October 2022
Interview Date: 31st October - 7th November 2022
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