University of Lincoln

Senior Research Fellow in Global Health

University of Lincoln

Lincoln, United Kingdom

Senior Research Fellow in Global Health
College of Social Science Executive Office
From Salary £39,152 per annum
Post reference: CSS469
Please note this post is fixed term for 3 years

These posts represent an exciting opportunity for scientists with an outstanding track record in a research field relevant to Global Health with an interest in finding solutions to the most pressing health issues facing rural populations. We will consider applications from researchers with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests including areas such as epidemiology, health policy, economics, geography, biostatistics, bioinformatics or equivalent. Candidates should have in-depth quantitative research methods and several high-quality publications as a first author. They should also have a demonstrated ability to attract independent research funding.

The posts are part of a major strategic investment by the University of Lincoln in developing its Global Health and Rural Health portfolio. With the appointment of Prof Frank Tanser, as a Global Professor of Rural Health, the University of Lincoln aims to develop solutions to the most pressing health issues facing rural populations worldwide. In this research area, the university is developing research projects in the UK, South Africa, Malaysia, Burkina Faso and Australia. The incumbents will have exposure to a diverse portfolio of research including studies evaluating hospital-based and community-based interventions, service design and delivery, and health technologies. The health issues investigated encompass both communicable and non-communicable diseases. These include (but are not limited to) HIV, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections as well as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and COPD. The incumbents will be part of an outstanding multi-disciplinary team of statisticians, epidemiologists, mathematical modellers, social scientists, clinical trialists, bioinformaticians and other experts. The projects will utilise state of the art methods in big data analytics, next generation viral gene sequencing, spatial analysis as well as cutting-edge methods in the design of Mhealth interventions.

The incumbents will be expected to make a significant contribution towards establishing the university as an international centre of excellence in Rural Health, evidenced through an increased research portfolio and publications in high-quality journals. The post holders will receive a generous salary and be afforded numerous opportunities and support to further develop their own independent research careers through travel opportunities and the attainment of fellowship funding.

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Closing date: 17th November 2019

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