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Researcher in Clinical Informatics

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Location: Oxford
Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 p.a. Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021
Job Ref: 153362

We are looking to recruit a researcher to work in The Clinical informatics and Health Outcomes Research group (ORCHID ::: Oxford-RCGP RSC) with a keen interest to work with large primary care datasets (approximately 16 million people), and other electronic health records.  We are therefore seeking to employ an enthusiastic individual with experience in data management, medical statistics, epidemiology or a related discipline.

The successful applicant will have authority over some aspects of project work and must be capable of providing academic judgement, offering original and creative thoughts, and be able to interpret and analyse results. Current research focuses on several disease areas including flu and COVID-19 surveillance, COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, cardiovascular and diabetes, asthma, chronic kidney disease and other long-term conditions as well as consultation behaviours.

The post provides an outstanding opportunity to undertake high impact quantitative work using electronic health data, develop manuscripts and contribute to publications. The successful applicant will also have a track record of learning new methodologies, developing statistical models, having a good working knowledge of modern applied statistical techniques, and analysing routine health care data sets for research purposes. Knowledge of a statistical programming language (preferably R) is desirable.

The post holder will report to Prof Simon de Lusignan, under the supervision of the Senior Statistician. The post holder will be encouraged to develop research ideas and apply for research/programme grants under supervision of their line manager. They will also be able to present their work at scientific and other meetings.

You will be based in Eagle House, 25 Walton Well Road, Oxford, OX2 6ED.

This position is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 8 November 2021. Interviews will take place after shortlisting.

For further information please view the job description below.

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