Senior Research Associate - University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is looking to recruit a senior researcher to establish a new programme of research on lifestyle factors in secondary prevention.

The programme will develop and evaluate interventions to change dietary and /or physical activity behaviours in patient groups to understand the aetiology of disease and enhance health outcomes. The disease scope of the research is open. The post-holder will access a shared infrastructure which includes the Cambridge NIHR Biomedical Research Centre measurement platform, set up to facilitate measurement of physical activity, diet and nutritional biomarkers.

Applicants will have post-doctoral experience in a relevant area, coupled with a significant publication record and scientific recognition in this area of research.  Ideally they will have experience of developing and evaluating lifestyle interventions and either leading research in a clinical setting or working closely with clinicians.

The role is based in the MRC Epidemiology Unit which is a department of the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge.

Further information can be found at

The closing date is 3 June 2018

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