Research Associate in Pharmacoepidemiology

Job Reference : BM&H-11122
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 07/01/2018
Salary : £31,604 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : 36 months

The University of Manchester, invites applications from outstanding candidates with a proven track research record in the area of pharmacoepidemiology for a position of Research Associate.  The post is available immediately and will be tenable on a fixed term basis for 36 months.

The successful applicant will join the Division of Pharmacy and Optometry and work closely with colleagues in The Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.

You will have a PhD in pharmacoepidemiology or a related area. You will have demonstrable previous research experience in manipulating and analysing electronic health databases or disease registers, with successful outputs from these studies (such as peer reviewed publications and conference presentations). The project will involve collaborative working with an organisation in Taiwan and interrogation of healthcare databases both in the UK and Taiwan., so the successful candidate should also be able to speak Mandarin and write Chinese fluently. The post may involve overseas travel for possibly extended periods of time.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Li-Chia Chen


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

Date of external posting: 6 December 2017

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.