Research Associate

Imperial College London are seeking a Research Associate in Epidemiology to work on a project funded by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) that aims to regularly update the epidemiological literature on the role of diet, nutritional status, anthropometric characteristics and physical activity on cancer prevention and prognosis, by conducting updated systematic literature reviews and meta-analyses.

You will be responsible for working with and guiding a team of three junior nutritionists/epidemiologists and a database manager, who are performing literature searches, study selection and data extraction into the project’s database. You will also work closely with another post-doctoral fellow and the two project PIs to undertake project management, summarize and critically appraise the evidence, prepare scientific reports and publications, and attract external research funding. You will work closely with other researchers both within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EBS), WCRF and with an external group of international experts for this project.

You will apply your expertise to collect, summarize and critically appraise the literature evidence on diet, nutritional status, anthropometric characteristics and physical activity on cancer risk and prognosis.

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