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Digital Research Scientist- Health Analyst

University of Nottingham - Digital Research

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 3rd September 2018
Closes: 28th September 2018
Job Ref: IS298618

The University has an ambitious strategy for 2020 which highlights the transformative role that technology will play in its life and evolution. In particular, the use of new digital technologies has changed the way that research is undertaken and makes it possible to tackle new research challenges.

Role Responsibilities

We are developing our health informatics team within the University as a result of our recent success in becoming a Health Data Research UK site and as the lead institute running the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre. We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Digital Research Scientist (Health Analyst) who will bring a breadth of informatics expertise and demonstrate the application of this technical knowledge by furthering health care research.

The purpose of this role is to act as a Health Analyst to support the aims of the service by delivering high quality outputs. The Digital Research Scientist (Health Analyst) will support the work of the senior members of the team. They will work independently on individual projects and deliver high quality analyses and software within agreed timeframes and budgets.

Core Skills

Postgraduate degree in a relevant computational field or relevant professional experience in a related field, e.g. providing analytics or software development in support of research and development in an academic or industrial setting.

Ability to utilise data analytics tools (machine learning and/or statistical techniques) in programing languages such as R, python, Matlab Strong analytical ability to analyse and illuminate data, interpret reports, evaluate/ criticise texts and bring new insights Experience in data gathering and data aggregation Experience in use of research methodologies and techniques This is a full time position and will be offered on a permanent with underlying funding contract for a period of 5 years. Jobs share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Philip Quinlan, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. For more information about this exciting new opportunity, see our dedicated microsite.

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