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The de Pass Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship is a special award for future leaders in translational population-based genetic epidemiology of chronic disease.

The Fellow will become a member of the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit and collaborate with colleagues in the development and application of causal analysis methods in population-based and clinical health science. We welcome applications from researchers with a strong and growing track record in genetic epidemiological research related to chronic disease, bringing an interdisciplinary plan of research.

The MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol (IEU) conducts some of the UK's most advanced population health science research. It uses genetics, population data and experimental interventions to look for the underlying causes of chronic disease, in particular pioneering the development of Mendelian randomization and related approaches. Substantial investment from both the UK Medical Research Council and the University of Bristol provides resources for staff, research support and infrastructure to execute world-leading multi-disciplinary research in a vibrant, forward-looking environment.

If you are interested in this Fellowship, please contact Professor George Davey Smith via Julia Mackay in the first instance to discuss potential academic sponsors.

Please state in your application if you are applying for this fellowship.

The funds awarded for this de Pass Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship have been generously donated by Jonathan and Georgina de Pass

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