Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis

University of Bristol - Bristol Medical School

We seek a talented and experienced researcher to work at the interface of systematic reviews and computer science. We are recruiting a Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow, to conduct a programme of methodological work aimed at making systematic reviews more efficient, including development and/or evaluation of automated or semi-automated approaches to identifying, summarising, critiquing and synthesizing research studies in various topic areas.

The post lies within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), which aims to translate scientific discoveries to improve the health of NHS patients and the public. The post-holder will also work closely with members of the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, with other staff and students at the University, and with external collaborators. Part of the role involves the coordination of systematic review work within the BRC, under the supervision of Professor Julian Higgins.

The successful candidate is likely to have a high level of understanding and experience in text mining/machine learning with a strong interest in applying these skills to systematic reviews. We will also consider candidates with a high level of understanding and experience in systematic reviews if they have a strong computing background.

For more information, please see the job description.

Please note that interviews will take place on Monday 22 January 2018.

Name, tel no and email details for informal contact: Julian Higgins; julian.higgins@bristol.ac.uk; +44 (117) 3314529

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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