London, Greater London
£24,000 - £26,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Research Evidence and Interpretation Officer

Two-year fixed-term contract 

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000

Full-time: 37.5hrs per week

London WC1B


Closing date: Monday 26th August 2019 

First Interviews: 3rd September 2019


World Cancer Research Fund International is a leading authority on cancer prevention research related to diet, weight and physical activity. World Cancer Research Fund International is a not-for-profit organisation that:

  • Commissions and analyses worldwide scientific research
  • Influences public health policy at the highest level, and acts astrusted advisor to governments and other official bodies from around the world
  • Leads & unifies a network of cancer prevention charities based in the USA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, and Hong Kong. 

The main purpose of the role is to be a participating member of the Continuous Update Project (CUP) Scientific Secretariat, providing research and administrative support to CUP work including providing coordination and support to the Research Interpretation team, managing specific items for the outcomes after a diagnosis of cancer work and supporting the CUP Transition and outcomes after a diagnosis of cancer work. The role also involves the promotion and wider dissemination of the CUP work through stakeholder engagement and our conferences programme. The role has a range of responsibilities including: research and interpretation, administration, scientific writing, organisation, tracking impact and proofreading/checking work. The post holder may also be expected to contribute to other aspects of the Science and Research Department work. 

We are looking to recruit someone who has a background in nutrition or public health. We are seeking someone with experience of writing scientifically, copywriting, editing and proofreading, with good attention to detail and with experience of working with scientific research/literature and interpreting research. We require someone who can co-ordinate and manage projects, who can produce concise, well-constructed written communications with the ability to present orally in a clear and persuasive manner and who can provide administrative support, including taking meeting minutes. 

Application Details:
If you are interested in this role and feel you possess the necessary requirements, please submit a current CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) by the closing date. You must have current right to work in the UK.


Please note:Your cover letter should highlight how your skills and experience will benefit WCRF International and equip you for the role.  

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Refreshed on: 16 August 2019
Closed date: 26 August 2019
Tags: Policy/Research