NIHR Research Assistant; Informatics Support

University of Oxford - Department of Psychiatry

Warneford Hospital

Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 with a discretionary range to £36,613 p.a.

Applications are invited for a research assistant to join the growing team of informaticians in the Digital Health and Informatics theme of the NIHR Oxford Health BRC and Translational Neuroscience and Dementia group, a multidisciplinary team with biologists, data scientists/informaticians and clinicians, led by Professor Simon Lovestone. You will be based in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

The post is for a fixed-term (funded for 3 years with the possibility of extension).

You will work closely with informaticians and researchers using a range of data sources, from medical information in unstructured medical records to large variable biomolecular data, to data from connected devices for translational research in mental health and dementia. Your role will be to facilitate access and analysis to this data, to ensure highest Information Governance standards and to help link datasets. This role offers an exciting opportunity to develop skills and experiences in informatics and related data sciences and in neuroscience.

You will have a BSc in a relevant subject along with experience in managing very large datasets of different types in a variety of formats. Experience with programming in R, Matlab, Python, C++, or Java, or experience in machine learning and other multivariate statistical methods would be desirable.

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement and a CV as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 4 April 2018.

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