- Advert number: 322635-0
- Posted Date: 29/01/13
- Closing Date: 19/02/13
HEALTH PROTECTION AGENCY
The Health Protection Agency:
Protecting the nation’s health.
(Post suitable for both Consultant Medical and Non-Medical AfC band 9 Appointment)
£74,504 - £100,446 per annum
Consultant or NHS Agenda for Change Band 9
Full Time 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) or 37.5 hours per week (applicants for job share, part-time or flexible working will be considered)
The Health Protection Agency exists to help protect the health of everyone in the United Kingdom; our ambition is to lead the way by identifying, preparing for and responding to health threats and setting standards for health protection. The Agency was established as a special health authority in 2003. On 1 April 2005, the Agency was established as a non-departmental public body with radiation protection as part of health protection incorporated in its remit. The Health Protection Agency will be integrated into Public Health England during 2012/2013 in accordance with Government Policy described in “Healthy Lives, Healthy People”.
HPA Health Protection Services in the East of England seek to appoint a Consultant Epidemiologist from either a scientific or from a medical background. The post is full time and based within the Institute of Public Health Cambridge, adjacent to the Addenbrooke’s Hospital campus.
You will be able to work independently to a high standard in the design, conduct and analysis of outbreak and incident investigations and on surveillance for health protection. You will be able to work under pressure against short deadlines when required. You will have published articles on, or relevant to, health protection in the peer reviewed literature. You will be competent to develop and direct research projects and programmes in health protection. You will have good interpersonal and communication skills and experience in managing and leading teams. You will also be able to function efficiently as a team member as well as a team leader. You will have experience in public speaking and in making technical and scientific presentations.
You will have experience of teaching and supervising students and trainees in intervention and surveillance epidemiology. The teaching programmes to which you will contribute includes the masters degree programmes in Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Cambridge; the east of England public health training programme of the UK Faculty of Public Health; the HPA Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP); and the European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET).
For further details contact Mark.Reacher@hpa.org.uk
To find out more and apply visit our website: www.hpa.org.uk/careers
Please quote reference: 919-HPS-TW-1334235
Closing date: Tuesday 19 February 2013.
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