University of Leicester
- Population Health Sciences
£37,386 to £43,155
Full Time, Part Time
30th March 2023
20th April 2023
About the role
The Population Health Sciences department are looking to appoint 2 Research Associates to further develop and help maintain web-based data analysis apps for evidence synthesis developed by the NIHR-funded Complex Reviews Support Unit (http://www.nihrcrsu.org/guidance/apps). This includes developing novel data visualisation tools to aid interpretation and communication of complex statistical models and their results to non-technical stakeholders. The post-holder will work collaboratively and independently as part of a research team (including statisticians, research software engineers and clinicians) to achieve defined milestones and produce high quality research as part of a wider programme.
You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline (e.g. medical statistics, health economics, health services research or related quantitative/computing discipline) or the equivalent professional qualification and/or experience. You will have evidence of contributing to peer-reviewed journal papers (or equivalent) and expertise in analytical techniques.
To succeed in this role, you will require experience of one or more of the following: systematic review and evidence synthesis; software development; and/or computer code writing. Ideally, you will be skilled in data visualization and have knowledge on creating web-based apps using the Shiny package for R.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Nicola Cooper at email@example.com, and Professor Alex Sutton firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. More information regarding secondments can be found here.
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.
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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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