|Location:||Work from home|
|Salary:||£41,185 per annum plus benefits|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||11th January 2023|
|Closes:||3rd February 2023|
Permanent/ 1 Full -time and 1 Part-Time role
Location: London Canary Wharf/Hybrid
The MHRA is transforming. Through enabling innovation, making the right judgements of the benefits and risks of medical products and forging the right partnerships in the UK and internationally, it aims to deliver world class regulation and improved outcomes for UK patients.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a 1 full-time and 1 part-time CPRD Researcher on a permanent basis to join our Clinical Practice Research Datalink team in the Safety and Surveillance group. CPRD, jointly sponsored by the Agency and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), is the UK’s preeminent research service providing access to anonymised NHS data for research. In addition to supporting high quality observational research, CPRD has developed world leading services based on using real world data to support clinical trials and interventional studies.
The CPRD Researcher role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the UK Government’s premier data-driven research service. The CPRD Researcher will apply their epidemiological, statistical, data management and data analysis expertise to support public health research. Specifically, the post holder will contribute to internal development, collaborative and commissioned research projects, conduct scientific review of research applications to use CPRD data for research submitted to the CPRD research data governance process, and create and deliver study specific datasets for external clients.
The role will also involve input into the development and application of best practice that contribute to the maintenance of CPRD as a centre of excellence for observational data research and services. Researchers will also work closely with a range of external clients to support their research using CPRD data and provide advice on CPRD data and services.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will have a degree in Epidemiology, Medical Statistics, Health Economics, Public Health or equivalent related qualification, and proven ability in conducting epidemiological research using large complex longitudinal datasets using STATA and/or R. You will have in depth understanding of epidemiological principles and statistical concepts and experience of applying this to research using primary care data and other health related data sources.
The candidate will also have working knowledge and understanding of quality assurance in research as demonstrated by the ability to identify and report on pertinent issues and suggest practical solutions and excellent organisational skills with a proven ability to undertake and deliver multiple projects on time; able to work under pressure and to manage competing deadlines; able to work with a high degree of autonomy. You will be self-motivated, with a strong sense of personal accountability, ensuring tasks, projects and issues are appropriately dealt with to their successful delivery or conclusion.
Closing date: 3 February 2023.
To apply please click here CPRD Researcher - £41,185 p.a. + benefits - Civil Service Jobs - GOV.UK
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