Senior Research Associate in Behavioural Epidemiology
(closing date 9th December)

 We are looking to appoint a highly-motivated, hard-working and focused researcher to lead on the development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions. This is a permanent position based in the Unit's Behavioural Epidemiology and Interventions in Young People Programme (Lead: Dr Esther van Sluijs), working closely with other groups in the Unit, the University and external collaborators. The primary role of the post-holder will be the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of interventions to promote young people's physical activity and dietary behaviour. Integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines, co-development of interventions, intervention implementation and mixed-method pragmatic evaluation will be critical aspects of the role.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in public health, epidemiology, behavioural science or a closely-related field. Applicants will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be motivated, independent individuals with demonstrable experience in intervention development, implementation and evaluation, preferably in young people. The successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal skills and have demonstrable experience of successfully delivering and disseminating intervention research, and working effectively independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Please see the University of Cambridge website for further information and Dr Esther van Sluijs is available for informal enquiries.