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Research Coordinator

Hours: Full-time
Division/School: MRC Epidemiology Unit
Location: Cambridge
Contract: Fixed-term until 31 May 2020
Salary: £29,799 - £38,833
Job Reference: SJ14300

Closing date: 21-JAN-2018

Interviews will be held on 5th & 6th of February 2018.

Research Coordinator - Global Diet and Activity Research (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Research Coordinator to play a key role in developing the Global Diet and Activity Research (GDAR) Group and Network, a new initiative funded by NIHR and led by the MRC Epidemiology Unit.

The post-holder will work closely with the GDAR Lead to co-ordinate the portfolio of research and deliver objectives. They will establish and support communications across the Network and will contribute to promoting GDAR externally to multiple audiences. They will coordinate activities and information to ensure funder requirements are met and that research is conducted within budget and in compliance with high standards of research governance. The post-holder will also support new grant applications to enable a growing and sustainable portfolio of global public health research.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to a new endeavor with the ambition to help prevent the growing burden of non-communicable diseases in low and middle income countries through approaches that narrow inequalities, are economically affordable and sustainable.

For an informal discussion, please contact the GDAR Lead ( or the Unit Head of Strategic Projects ( Queries about the application process can be directed to Jenny Hunt, HR Coordinator ( or 01223 769115).

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