The University of Wolverhampton

Public Health Post-Doctoral Researcher

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
34,520- 41,212 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

This post is temporary to 31 December 2018


The formation of our new, vibrant, multidisciplinary, Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing offers the opportunity to build on our successful REF outcomes by investing significantly in our research.


To share in our ambition we are investing in another research position to support development and growth in public health research. The purpose of the post is to undertake a systematic review and a large-scale health survey data analysis to examine the impact of dietary intakes on dementia.  You will enjoy the benefit of joining a research active group of Global Health and Epidemiology with increased number of high impact publications.  This post offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with training in public health to develop their career as an academic epidemiologist or medical statistician within a large, multi-disciplinary Faculty setting.  Population-based health research is fundamental to the post.  A strong record of high quality team work, combined with skills of systematic literature review and meta-analysis are essential. You should possess excellent attention to detail with a thorough and methodological approach to work and related record keeping. 


You will work on reviewing the literature and the data analysis to inform public and professional about preventing dementia via improving dietary intakes.  You will be provided with mentorship and supervision by two senior members of the Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement (CHSCI) in the Faculty.


The post will be offered for 6 months. This appointment will be made subject to the usual terms and conditions of employment of the University. During the period of the post work, we expect to develop research proposal to obtain more funding to extend the post for as long as possible. 


For further information relating to the post, informal enquiries may be made to:

Professor Ruoling Chen, CHSCI, Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing on 01902 518622 or email and they will be able to direct your enquiry.


The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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