Biostatisticican / Epidemiologist

The University of Edinburgh - MRC University Unit for Human Genetics

We are seeking a high calibre statistician or epidemiologist to join the Diabetes Medical Informatics and Epidemiology team within the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at University of Edinburgh.  The Unit is an internationally recognised leader in research in diabetes using large biorespositories linked to electronic health care record data.  The post would suit a post-doctoral biostatistician or epidemiologist with good skills in analysis of large and complex datasets.  The post provides a great opportunity for an enthusiastic researcher to develop core expertise in the rapidly expanding field of large scale usage of electronic health records for research linked to high dimensional datasets including genetic and metabolomics data.  Key elements of the job are to design and conduct data analyses and  to write papers either as lead author or co-author.  The successful applicant will have a PhD or near completion  in a numerate discipline, i.e. statistics, mathematics,  computer science,  bioinformatics, epidemiology or equivalent and will have experience in analysing large datasets and preparing data output for publications. 

This is a fixed-term post for 2 years.

Informal enquiries may be made to

Closing date: 21 December 2017

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