Senior Research Associate in Genetic Epidemiology

University of Bristol

Job title:

Senior Research Associate in Genetic Epidemiology


University of Bristol

Job description

The roleWe are seeking a talented postdoctoral researcher with expertise in genetic epidemiology and an interest in using genetic data to explore the causal relationships for health outcomes of common skin disorders (eczema and acne). You will join a thriving research environment in this collaborative project.What will you be doing?This project will include the use of Mendelian Randomization, molecular mediation analysis and comparisons of diverse ancestry groups to understand the causal relationships between skin disorders, eczema and acne, and mental health and neurodevelopmental outcomes. The successful candidate will be based in the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU) at the University of Bristol and will work closely with collaborators based at King’s College London (KCL) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). You will benefit from the multi-disciplinary research environment of the MRC IEU and have access to various training and career development opportunities.You should apply ifThe successful applicant will have a strong background in genetic epidemiology with experience in data analysis and will be qualified to PhD level (or with equivalent experience). Previous experience of working with external collaborators will be an advantage.Additional informationContract type: Open-ended with funding for 2 years (with a possibility to extend)Work pattern: Full-time/ 1 FTE (part-time considered)Shift pattern: 35 hours per week (part-time considered)This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 10/06/2024For informal queries please contact: Lavinia Paternoster,Our strategy and missionWe recently launched our to 2030 tying together our mission, vision and values.The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We want to attract, develop, and retain individuals with different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives – particularly people of colour, LGBT+ and disabled people – because diversity of people and ideas remains integral to our excellence as a global civic institution.£41,732 to £46,974. Grade J / Pathway 2, per annum (pro rata if part-time) depending on previous experience

Expected salary

£41732 – 46974 per year


Bristol Area

Job date

Wed, 15 May 2024 03:23:38 GMT

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