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Communications Officer, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition

One of Europe’s leading nutritional health research bodies, the Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen, is recruiting a Communications Officer to play a key role in raising the profile of the institute at national and international level. The post will build on the Rowett’s long history of impact on government policy from helping to inform the second world war food rationing system to providing the science for the introduction of free school milk. Scientists at the Institute also work closely with governments to develop policies and strategies to improve nutrition. One of our former directors, Philip James, played a significant role in setting up the Food Standards Agency in the UK. Today the Institute works closely with the Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture at the Scottish Government.

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £37,099 per annum
Ref No: ROW121A
Closing Date: 21-MAR-2024

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Teaching Fellow, Social Science

The University of Aberdeen is seeking applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Teaching Fellow in the Department of Sociology. The Department of Sociology is a lively and collegiate department with a strong emphasis on both teaching and research. This is a fixed term post for 6 months from April 2024.

School/Section: Social Science
Division: Sociology
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Part Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £37,099 - £44,263
Ref No: SOC081A
Closing Date: 13-MAR-2024

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Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

The post will be held in the Environmental Modelling Group in the School of Biological Science. Research within the School of Biological Sciences has a broad cross-cutting theme of understanding the fundamental biological consequences of environmental change. The Environmental Modelling Group includes 17 members of staff and many PhD students working within the group or split with other teams. The group specialises in developing modelling tools that can be used to solve environmental problems, and advise policy makers, foresters and farmers. This short-term post will complete work already started as part of the GCRF funded South Asian Nitrogen Hub, and will involve extensive networking with partners in different countries across South Asia.

School/Section: Biological Sciences
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Research
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £37,099 - £37,099
Ref No: SBS161R
Closing Date: 12-MAR-2024

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Clinical Research Fellow, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition

As part of an initiative to consolidate the Aberdeen Clinical Academic Training pathway, an opportunity has arisen for talented clinical trainees to undertake a clinical PhD programme in Health Services Research (focussing in an aspect of gastrointestinal cancer) of the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen.The aim is to enable clinical trainees to gain research experience under the academic supervision of recognised leaders in the field in areas of research priority within the School.

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category: Research
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Clinical Lecturer
Salary: £43,504 - £76,942
Ref No: IHS155R
Closing Date: 02-MAR-2024

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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Applied Health Sciences, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition

The Institute of Applied Health Sciences undertakes pioneering clinical research. We now seek  someone with expertise in Applied Health Sciences, and an interest in Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine, (Acute and Chronic) Pain Science, but also Epidemiology and Health Services Research, to join our team.

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7/8
Salary: L: £45,585 - £54,395 SL: £57,696 - £64,914
Ref No: IHS152AX
Closing Date: 22-MAR-2024

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