Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing at the University of Essex

January 12, 2022

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing

Employer: University of Essex, United Kingdom

Job Description: The University of Essex is looking to appoint three Postdoctoral Research Fellows to work within our newly created Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing (IPHW) and lead impactful innovation in public health and wellbeing in any of the following broad areas, but not limited to: health informatics/digital health, global health, human rights and health, and health policy, health intervention, and translational/implementation research in health care with the aim to achieve better health for all and support health policies and programmes with strong and novel evidence. After 3 years, appointed individuals who make permanency will be placed in a relevant academic apartment as a permanent lecturer (assistant professor).

*For more information please reference the attached Job Pack and visit the official job profile. Applications are due by the 27th of January, 2022.

While the candidates will lead on their specific area of expertise, they will collaborate closely with colleagues within the IPHW to develop novel interdisciplinary approaches/ideas across the four pillars of the IPHW. Dr Megan Klabunde is a member of the IPHW and is looking to collaborate with a postdoctoral fellow on ongoing projects pertaining to the neurodevelopment of interoception (internal body cue processing) during adolescence and its influence on the development of mental health symptoms.

Before applying, please contact Dr Klabunde directly at and include a copy of your CV and a brief summary of your research interests, skills and experience.

The University of Essex recognises the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between work and other aspects of life and offers a comprehensive flexible working policy including a career break scheme. The University of Essex is proud to have a number of Equality and Diversity staff networks including: Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Staff Forum, Essex Women’s Network, Parent’s Network, Access Forum, Global Forum, LGBTQ+ and Allies Community

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