Research Associate in Medical Statistics (DEPICT)

University of Leicester - Department of Health Sciences

Full-time fixed term contract for between 22 and 24 months.

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

We wish to appoint a researcher to carry out quantitative statistical analyses for the DEPICT Study (Critically ill children and young people: do national Differences in access to Emergency Paediatric Intensive Care and care during Transport affect clinical outcomes and patient experience?). You will be based in the TIMMS Research Group and will work closely with Dr Padmanabhan Ramnarayan from Great Ormond Street Hospital who is leading the study. You will also work closely with paediatric critical care teams across England and Wales and the PICANet study team.

In this role you will develop and implement methodologically appropriate statistical strategies and lead and independently carry out quantitative statistical analyses of paediatric transport data. This will involve analysis of large national complex datasets, utilising advanced statistical techniques. You will also be required to contribute to presentations and scientific publications and to provide specialist and advice and support to the study team.

The ideal candidate will be educated to PhD level or have a relevant MSc plus extensive research experience. You will be experienced in carrying out quantitative statistical analyses of large perinatal or paediatric datasets and of contributing to the authorship of publications. Knowledge of data protection guidelines and good clinical practice in relation to data management are essential.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Elizabeth Draper on or 0116 252 3200.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 26 October 2017.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 09 November 2017.

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