|Salary:||£30,619 to £52,841 per annum (pro rata). Grade 6 - Grade 8|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||24th April 2023|
Vacancy terms: Full-time, or job share considered, fixed term contract for 18 to 60 months depending on role
Salary details: Grade 6 - Grade 8 from £30,619 to £52,841 per annum (pro rata)
Hours per week: 37.5
Advert closes midnight on: 24 Apr 2023
About the role
We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join the Leicester Real World Evidence (LRWE) Unit to undertake a program of epidemiological research, including funding by the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Data Innovation for multiple long term conditions and ethnic health theme.
The Leicester Real World Evidence Unit is based within the Diabetes Research centre, and specialises in the use of large routinely collected data for observational studies in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
These posts will support both our LRWE Unit and our NIHR Leicester BRC and be required to have expertise which aligns to this, in particular we are looking for individuals who have knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:
The post-holders will work closely with senior academics/researchers and other team members to develop and conduct a programme of applied health research which aligns to their expertise and the requirements of the LRWE unit and the BRC. They will also be expected to provide statistical support to the research studies conducted across the other areas of the BRC. There is also an opportunity to collaborate with other key groups within the University including the Biostatistics and the Genetic Epidemiology groups. The posts provide excellent opportunities for professional development, including the potential for training in new methodologies.
We are keen to increase the diversity of our academic body and encourage suitable applicants from ethnic minorities, different nationalities and other diversity groups to apply.
Research Fellow (grade 8), Research Associate (grade 7) and Research Assistant (grade 6) roles available in medical statistics, epidemiology or data science. Please see attached job summaries for role descriptions.
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying.
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.
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