Research Associate in Measuring 24 hour Physical Behaviours

University of Leicester

Concerning the position

The Diabetes Analysis Centre and NIHR Leicester Biomedical Analysis Centre wish to recruit a gifted, motivated particular person with experience in utilizing wearable know-how to measure 24-hour life-style behaviours to hitch a longtime, profitable analysis workforce and contribute to a programme of labor investigating the position of life-style behaviours, alone or together with different medical administration methods (e.g. pharmacotherapy, bodily exercise, bariatric/metabolic surgical procedure) in selling whole-body well being in various populations with or susceptible to continual cardiometabolic situations (e.g. weight problems, kind 2 diabetes and so on.).
The appointed particular person will be a part of the Leicester Life-style and Well being Analysis Group, as a part of the Life-style Theme of the distinguished NIHR Leicester Biomedical Analysis Centre (BRC). Working intently with senior teachers, they are going to work throughout quite a lot of tasks, many in a lead capability, to advance their unbiased analysis profession. This may embody performing information processing and statistical evaluation, drafting outputs for dissemination, and contributing to protocol design and funding purposes for future analysis.
They may also work throughout our portfolio of trials, taking a lead in overseeing these involving device-measured 24-hour life-style behaviours (e.g. sleep, sedentary behaviour, bodily exercise and train). Specifically, they are going to play a lead position in coordinating the set-up and information assortment inside analysis trials utilizing accelerometers (domestically and at exterior websites the place applicable), both independently or by means of supervision/steerage of different employees or college students.
They are going to be primarily based on the Leicester Diabetes Centre (Leicester Normal Hospital), which is internationally recognised for its analysis in diabetes, weight problems, and life-style behaviours, together with inside the latest outcomes of the Analysis Excellence Framework (2021), the place College of Leicester was ranked 2nd in each Sports activities Science and Medical Medication (out of 31 and 61 establishments respectively (Analysis Excellence Framework 2021 outcomes College of Leicester ).The Leicester Diabetes Centre additionally hosts the NIHR Utilized Analysis Collaboration (ARC) East Midlands, the NIHR Affected person Recruitment Centre: Leicester, and the Centre for Ethnic Well being Analysis.
The put up offers a wonderful alternative for an bold researcher to work inside a novel precedence space, and contribute to the continuing growth of our Analysis Centre alongside advancing their unbiased analysis profession.

About you
As a Analysis Affiliate (G7), you’ll have a PhD in a related self-discipline alongside proof of contributing independently to experimental or translational analysis research and peer-reviewed journal publications. You should have sturdy analytical and problem-solving capabilities, and wonderful written and oral communication expertise, with a capability to work each independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary analysis workforce. 
Extra info

Casual enquiries are welcome and must be made initially to Dr Jack Sargeant on [email protected]  who can prepare follow-up conversations as applicable.

As a part of the College’s ongoing dedication to skilled growth, this position may also be thought-about on a seconded foundation for present employees members. Please guarantee that is mentioned along with your line supervisor previous to making use of. Extra info relating to secondments will be discovered right here .
The College of Leicester has been altering the world, and altering folks’s lives, for 100 years. If you be a part of us, you’ll change into a part of a neighborhood of Residents of Change , which incorporates not solely our employees and our present college students but in addition hundreds of Leicester graduates world wide.
As a various and forward-thinking employer, we embed the ideas of equality, range and inclusion into every thing we do. That features not simply our core missions of educating and analysis, but in addition our assist for workers, college students and our area people by means of our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive by means of our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re dedicated to the wellbeing of all our employees and to the sustainability of our surroundings, on our campus and past. We provide a aggressive wage bundle, wonderful pension scheme and a beneficiant annual go away allowance, together with alternatives to develop your profession in a supportive and collaborative surroundings.

View or Apply
To assist us observe our recruitment effort, please point out in your cowl/motivation letter the place ( you noticed this job posting.

Job Location