Research Associate/Fellow (Data Scientist/Statistician) in Primary Care Epidemiology (Fixed-term)

University of Nottingham - Primary Care

Location: University Park
Salary: £26,495 to £38,833 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Applications are invited for the above post based within the Division of Primary Care, School of Medicine.This new Research Fellow post has been created to support the research of the Primary Care Epidemiology Research Group.

The successful candidate will work at forefront of medical research using very large clinical research databases and at the interface between epidemiology, medical statistics, data science and clinical medicine. This new research medical statistician/data scientist post has been created to support the Mental Health & Technology theme of the recently-funded NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and related research undertaken within the Division of Primary Care Epidemiology Research Group. The Nottingham BRC was established in April 2017 and aims to create a mental health technology innovation pipeline that seamlessly brings together world-class research in computer science, engineering, epidemiology, cognitive neuroscience and imaging in order to develop and evaluate disruptive technologies to address unmet mental health needs and transform healthcare delivery. The post-holder will join a vibrant and growing team, working with colleagues across the university from a wide range of disciplines.

Candidates must have (or be nearing completion of) a PhD in medical statistics, clinical epidemiology, health services research, public health, statistics or similar subject with a strong numeric component OR have a Masters with significant relevant work experience. Candidates will have in depth understanding of research methodology and epidemiological methods and be able to carry out statistical analyses using Stata, interpret findings and present results. Candidate must have some research experience in a UK health research setting and a track record of at least 3 peer reviewed research publication in patient-based health research/epidemiology in the last 5 years. 

This full-time fixed-term post is available immediately until 31 March 2022. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Julia Hippisley-Cox email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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