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Senior Research Fellow

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Medical Informatics

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 pa
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 17th August 2018
Job Ref: 044396

Fixed-term until 30.4.2019.

The Usher Institute, Teviot Place requires an experienced Senior Research Fellow for the management, development, and implementation of a UK Asthma Observatory and prototype for a Learning Health System (LHS) for asthma, with the aim to enable real-time visualisation of linked-data that can drive improvements in healthcare provision and outcomes. You will create and maintain a primary care database as well as collaborate with others across the UK to access, link and integrate UK-wide data assets.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in epidemiology, statistics, or a related discipline, with significant experience of managing, linking, analysing, and interpreting large datasets and providing strategic advice to managers. Knowledge and use of health data in academic research and the legislation and guidance for this with a strong record of publication in peer-reviewed journals are also essential to the role. An understanding of asthma and clinical trials with a proven ability to secure research grant funding is desirable.

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), available as soon as possible, and is fixed-term to 30th April 2019, with any extension subject to additional funding being secured.

Please include your CV and a supporting statement with details of how you meet the knowledge, skills, and experience required for this post.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Lynn Morrice (

Reference: 044396

Closing Date: 17th August 2018.

For further particulars and to submit an application, visit the University of Edinburgh’s website via the apply button below.

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