Systematic Reviewer (Health Technology Assessment)

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Botnar Research Centre
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Windmill Road

We are seeking a Systematic Reviewer to join the Centre for Rehabilitation Research in Oxford (RRiO) which is part of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) based in the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford. This Department also includes the Centre for Statistics in Medicine, who will provide support for the statistical analyses and conduct of planned panoramic meta-analyses. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of collaborators from a number of groups.

As a Systematic Reviewer, you will conduct and deliver a high quality and high profile overview of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) systematic reviews. You will present and discuss the project methodology with the expert consultation group and, where appropriate, adapt the methodology to align with the highest methodological rigor and the consultation group’s advice. You will collaborate in the preparation of reports and articles, and present research results both internally and externally if required as well as act as a source of information and advice on overviews to other members of the research group.

You will hold a good first degree (first or upper class second) in a health related or scientific discipline. Demonstrable experience of delivering high quality systematic reviews and evidence of strong analytical skills is essential as is: strong IT literacy, excellent communication skills and an ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams and independently. A postgraduate degree (or equivalent professional experience in relevant field), knowledge or experience with overviews of systematic reviews and content expertise in psychology or specifically Cognitive Behavioural Therapy are desirable.

This is a full-time fixed-term appointment until 31 December 2019. Part-time hours will be considered.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Thursday 1 February 2018. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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