Senior Research Fellow

Job Description

FULL TIME (37.5 HOURS PER WEEK) Part time working considered, minimum three days per week


Brief Description of the Role:

Do you care about how the environment affects our health? Do you want to be part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to evaluate the impact of a city wide intervention to improve air quality using linked population data on over 500,000 Bradfordians and data collected from the Born in Bradford cohort? Do you want to work in a friendly and multi-disciplinary team?

Born in Bradford are looking for an organised, motivated and enthusiastic senior research fellow with a background in epidemiology/statistics to take the lead on developing and implementing analysis protocols within the Born in Bradford Healthy Places Team. This will include complex analyses working with big data and repeated measures of air pollution and health data. The post-holder will have the opportunity to develop their own portfolio of research.

Born in Bradford (BiB) is an internationally acclaimed applied research programme which aims to improve health and wellbeing through the development and evaluation of interventions to promote health and the application of research into practice . We have a vision to promote a healthier, fairer future for children living in deprived areas through a focus on improving environments that can influence health and life chances.

The post holder will play a key role in leading analysis for the flagship NIHR funded BiB Breathes study which will use interrupted time series analysis to explore the impact of Bradford’s Clean Air Zone on health in the city using a connected routine dataset of >500,000 Bradford citizens. They will also contribute to the analysis a range of Healthy Places research projects exploring the impact of interventions to reduce urban exposures, relationships between indoor and outdoor air quality and health, and the impact of green space on health.

Informal enquiries to Dr Tiffany Yang,

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 29.04.22 (This date may change dependent on the response)