|Salary:||£43,947 to £49,908 per annum, inclusive.|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||18th September 2023|
|Closes:||24th October 2023|
Closing Date: Tuesday 24 October 2023
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
The Department of Medical Statistics (MSD) specializes in applied and methodological research in medical statistics, statistical epidemiology, health data science and disease prevention. It also includes the LSHTM Clinical Trials Unit hub. We have an exciting opportunity for a statistician to join a collaborative group primarily working on early diagnosis of cancers using exhaled Volatile Organic Compounds. The statistical work is led by Professor Linda Sharples. Experimental and clinical work arises from Professor George Hanna’s inspirational laboratory at Imperial College and the Hammersmith Hospital.
The successful applicant will have a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree, in a relevant subject, proven ability to implement statistical methods to analyse data, using relevant software (preferably R or Stata), a strong desire to contribute to the development of clinical prediction models using contemporary methods, an interest in the interface between statistical and machine learning methods and excellent written and oral communication skills. Further particulars are included in the job description.
The post is full-time, although part-time or job share will be considered. For this role, applicants appointed below 0.5FTE will not be eligible for sponsorship for a Skilled Worker visa. Applicants at 0.6FTE and above will be subject to the standard sponsorship requirements. Should you require sponsorship please refer to the Asylum and Immigration Statement in the Job Description.
This is a two-year fixed term post available from January 2024, with the possibility of extension. It is primarily funded by CRUK, PCUK and NIHR.
The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 6 in the range £43,947 - £49,908 per annum pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and will involve regular visits to collaborators at Imperial College.
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