Professor of Epidemiology, Keele

Closing date 31st May 2022

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Job title: Professor of Epidemiology

Job reference: KU00002395

Location: Keele University Campus

Salary: Grade 10, starting salary £63,668 (depending on experience)

Basis: Full time

Job category/type: Academic and Research

Job description

We seek to appoint an experienced epidemiologist to expand our world-leading programmes of research in primary care and population health. The postholder will develop their own portfolio of research and work together with our multidisciplinary teams of methodologists and clinicians to strengthen and innovate our current research investigating the causes, impact, prognosis, and management of diseases and health conditions that are globally the most challenging and disabling, including (but not limited to) including mental health, musculoskeletal health, cardiovascular disease, multimorbidity and frailty.

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. In REF2014 our submission was ranked 6th of 32 in Public Health, Health Services & Primary Care with 91% outputs rated 3-4* and our impact case studies rated 4*. The post holder will join our vibrant team of methodologists and clinicians based in the School of Medicine.

You will have an outstanding track record of research and vision in epidemiology, expertise in epidemiological study design and analysis, and collaborations or leadership roles at national and international levels.

This is an indefinite contract with salary dependent on qualifications and experience. If you would like to discuss this position, please do not hesitate to contact Prof Danielle van der Windt

( or Prof Christian Mallen (

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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