Lecturer in Applied Statistics and/or Clinical Epidemiology

University College London - UCL - Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care Department of Applied Health Research (DAHR)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £42,304-£49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Applied Health Research is seeking to appoint a new core funded (non clinical) Lecturer in Applied Statistics. The post holder will undertake research which will have a significant impact on the quality of health care and public health, on health outcomes and reductions in health/health care inequalities, mainly but not exclusively in the UK NHS.

S/He will provide statistical /clinical epidemiology support to (i) the DAHR Research Groups; (ii) NIHR CLAHRC North Thames, including research on socio-economic inequalities in mortality and morbidity among older people, funded by Legal and General; (iii) the Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SouRCe, based in DAHR) and its partner organisation, the National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia’s Health Services Research Centre.

S/he will take a leading role in the development and delivery of teaching materials at UCL (eg for the new BSc and MSC in population health sciences and on the new NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy teaching modules); and will take on supervision of PhD students.

This is an open-ended appointment available from 1st October 2016.

Candidates must have a PhD (or in final stages of preparation/submission) in applied statistics, clinical epidemiology or a related field, OR evidence of an equivalent level of attainment in research publications.

The candidate will have proven expertise in applied statistics and/or clinical epidemiology.

The appointee will have experience in the analysis of large routine health and health care datasets such as Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) and/or primary care data sets, a track record of statistical analyses of data for applied health research and experience in the design and delivery of peer reviewed publications of applied health research. S/he will need to demonstrate evidence of, or capability to act as a co-applicant and/or principal investigator on externally funded grants.

If you wish to discuss this post please contact Professor Rosalind Raine, r.raine@ucl.ac.uk tel. 0207 679 1713.

UCL vacancy reference : 1586035.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Floriana Bortolotti (020 7679 1681, f.bortolotti@ucl.ac.uk ).

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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