Statistician

University College London - Institute of Health Informatics

The aim of the Institute of Health Informatics is to conduct high quality research that leverages big data and health informatics approaches to improve health at local, national and international levels.

Members of the Institute are the Clinical Epidemiology Group (CEG), the Infectious Disease Informatics (IDI) Group and the Centre for Health Informatics and Medical Education (CHIME). The skill mix of data science, epidemiology, health informatics, clinical science, statistics and public health provides the scientific basis to underpin an internationally competitive research programme.

We are seeking to appoint a Statistician to work on the Preserving Antibiotics through Safe Stewardship (PASS) project, which is funded by a programme grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The post is for 18-months and involves responsibility for analysing large and complex datasets from primary and secondary care. The project is highly inter-disciplinary and will involve extensive collaboration with qualitative researchers, social scientists and a designer from UCL, the University of Leicester, the EPPI-centre at the Institute of Education and the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design.

The starting salary will be made at Grade 7 in the range of £34,635 - £41,864 pa (inclusive of London allowance) per annum. The appointment is expected to start from January 2018 and is funded initially for 1.5 years until 30 June 2019.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in statistics or a relevant discipline with the following core attributes: highly motivated, previous experience of analysing electronic health records, ability to work independently in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

UCL vacancy reference: 1699836       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Laura Shallcross, via email l.shallcross@ucl.ac.uk Applications to be completed on line via the UCL Jobs website.

For enquiries about the application process please contact nadia.jackson@ucl.ac.uk

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: 20 February 2018

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