Institution (Location)
University of Cambridge, UK
Start Date
January 1, 2018
Position Description

The Centre for Diet & Activity Research (CEDAR) at the MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Associate with experience in quantitative research methods to contribute to an evaluation of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy (‘sugar tax’). This is a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to internationally important dietary public health research at a world-leading university. The project, funded by the National Institute of Health Research’s Public Health Research Programme is a collaboration between the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

You will be educated to PhD level in a relevant subject or due to complete doctoral studies within 3 months of applying. You will have wide experience of multivariable analysis methods and preferably experience of using interrupted time-series analysis (or related methods) to conduct natural experimental evaluations. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including fluency in English; a proven interest in dietary public health; skills in working independently to solve problems; and have experience of presenting scientific work, and working collaboratively as a member of a team.

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