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BHF Research Fellow in Operational Research / Medical Statistics / Data Science

University College London - Department of Mathematics, Clinical Operational Research Unit

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 to £36,291 UCL Grade 7 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th March 2019
Closes: 24th April 2019
Job Ref: 1755280
 

Applications are invited for a full time Research Fellow to work in the UCL Clinical Operational Research Unit (CORU) on the project 'BHF' with Dr Sonya Crowe. The post is available immediately.

The post involves developing statistical model to understand the long term outcomes of babies born with complex heart defects. The candidate with be leading the collation, cleaning and analysis of healthcare data. 

The post is funded by The British Heart Foundation for 3 years in the first instance until 31st January 2022.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will need a PhD in a subject with a large amount of mathematical content or equivalent, or should be finalising their PhD or waiting for their viva date. The post holder will also require a good first degree in a quantitative discipline with a large amount of mathematical content or equivalent career experience.

In addition, the post holder will need to demonstrate excellent computing skills with knowledge of standard software packages such as Microsoft Office and computer programming skills. They need to have knowledge of statistical or data analysis software, e.g. STATA; SPSS; R; MATLAB. Willingness and flexibility to work in close collaboration with clinicians and others in the Health Service is also essential. 

The ideal candidate needs to have experience of conducting data analysis and a track record of publishing peer reviewed academic articles. Excellent written and oral English is essential. 

Further Details

UCL vacancy reference: 1755280
        
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

Any candidates unable to apply online or with queries regarding the application process should contact Mrs Ruksana Begum, tel: +44 (0)20 7679 4509, email ruksana.begum@ucl.ac.uk.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Sonya Crowe tel: +44 (0)20 7679 4953, email sonya.crowe@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Latest time for the submission of applications - 23:59

Interview date - TBC

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