Senior Research Fellow (Epidemiology)

We are looking for a Senior Research Fellow (Epidemiology) to lead quantitative research projects at Born In Bradford. You will be responsible for designing, leading, and publishing epidemiological research.
Deadline: 27/06/2024

NHS AfC: Band 7

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced epidemiology research fellow to work within the Born in Bradford research programme. BiB is an internationally recognised applied health research project that aims to find out what makes children happy and healthy. It is home to three large birth cohorts of over 30,000 Bradfordians.

This is a full-time post (part-time hours may be considered for the right candidate) and is fixed term until August 2027. The post will be based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with an honorary contract and connections with the University of York. There is an expectation that the post holder will work on-site for 60% of their working hours.

For informal enquires please contact Josie Dickerson, Tel: 01274 363816; Email:

We can offer staff gymnasiums, subsidised restaurants, excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Main duties of the job

Develop and register research protocols, using epidemiological study designs.
Do literature reviews.
Do statistical analyses using techniques such as matching, regression, and standardisation.
Use visualisations to describe data.
Write reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals, acting as lead author.
Contribute to research projects led by colleagues.
Collaborate with internal and external researchers and partners.
Provide leadership and mentorship to junior members of staff.
Identify sources of funding and write grant applications.
Present research at meetings and conferences.
Design and facilitate training sessions relating to epidemiology.
Recruit and manage research fellows and support staff when required.
Undertaking personal development in keeping with the aspiration to be a senior researcher
Contribute to a Born in Bradford collaborative team culture, ensuring success of Born in Bradford.
Maintain a working knowledge of current legislation regarding participation in research, including Good Clinical Practice, Research Governance and Data Protection.

This post will be 36 months (FIXED TERM UNTIL 31ST AUGUST 2027) Hours Full time – 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours may be considered for the right candidate)

Application deadline: 27th June 2024