Whether you are a recent graduate or a senior researcher, we place great emphasis on attracting and training the brightest minds, and on investing in their futures through structured career development training complemented by “on-the-job” learning.
There are a number of different scientific posts within the Unit with potential for career progression. Current vacancies are listed here.
Career Development Fellow (including clinicians)
Post-doctoral research scientists in need of transferable skills training to establish research careers, or new research skills to enable them to change discipline.
We welcome approaches from individuals interested in applying for personal fellowship funding (e.g. from UKRI, Wellcome, NIHR). Please do have a look at our research programmes and get in touch with the relevant PI to discuss your ideas.
Investigator Scientist (including Clinical Investigator Scientist)
Research scientists capable of project design and experimentation and/or possessing high level specialist skills.
Programme-leader Track Scheme
Scientists with post-doctoral research experience and with the potential to lead independent programmes following a further period of personal development, supervision and training.
Research scientists of national and international standing able to lead independent research programmes.
Our scientific operational staff make a vital contribution to the success of the research that is carried out at the MRC Epidemiology Unit. Staff in this area support specific research projects with their specialist scientific or technical skills. Specialist areas include data management, information technology, biomedical science, physiology, nursing, statistics and management of clinical trials.
Operational services are vital to keep our key scientific activities running smoothly. We offer many different types of management and administrative job opportunities. The type of roles range from specialist human resources and finance/accounts posts, through to senior posts that manage the strategic direction of the Unit.