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Systematic Reviewer: Cochrane ENT

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 Grade 7 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th June 2019
Closes: 24th July 2019
Job Ref: 141128

We are looking for an experienced Systematic Reviewer to work with our Cochrane ENT team, based at Cochrane UK in Oxford. The main purpose of the role is to assist in the prioritisation of ENT topics and facilitate the completion of high-priority systematic reviews. The postholder will also support the Cochrane ENT editorial team and authors with methodological advice.

You will be working closely with the Cochrane ENT editorial team and the main duties of the post will include: leading scoping reviews to prioritise reviews in key ENT topic areas and devising template protocols, including core outcome measures; co-authoring Cochrane ENT protocols and reviews, usually as lead author; commenting editorially as a methods adviser on draft protocols and reviews.

You will have an MSc in a relevant area or a higher degree, plus a first degree in a health-related discipline or equivalent experience. You will have experience in conducting high-quality systematic reviews, including familiarity with Cochrane guidance and standards for the design, conduct and reporting of systematic reviews (e.g. MECIR and GRADE). Completion of at least one Cochrane review or systematic review for a guideline producer is desirable.

This full-time post is available immediately and is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance. We would be willing to consider applications for part-time hours (minimum 2 days per week) and we are also willing to discuss remote working options.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA732 on all correspondence. 

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 24 July 2019 can be considered. Interviews will be held 5 August 2019.

Closing Date: 24-JUL-2019 12:00

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