|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£33,966 to £54,395 per annum|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||12th December 2023|
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Post-Doctoral Research Associate in clinical informatics or a related discipline, with strong quantitative skills to work in the Informatics and Precision Care for an Ageing Population team in the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre.
You will join an interdisciplinary team using world-class healthcare data in precision medicine clinical trials to understand the complex disease processes in multiple long-term conditions. You will be supervised by Chris Plummer, the Newcastle BRC Informatics Lead and Chief Clinical Information Officer at the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a Global Digital Exemplar and internationally recognised NHS provider delivering improvements in the quality of care, through the world-class use of digital technologies and information.
You will also be supervised by Prof Miles Witham, Professor of Trials for Older People at Newcastle University and Prof Alastair Burt, Theme Co-Lead for Precision Medicine, Genomics and Informatics in Newcastle University.
The principal aim of this role is to develop learning health systems which realise the potential of routinely collected healthcare data in precision medicine trials, to identify patients with physical, social, and genomic characteristics which make them most likely to benefit from specific treatment strategies. This can then be integrated into digital health records as clinical decision support to front-line clinicians in the delivery of care and collect robust outcome data to informs the iterative co-design process of quality improvement in the delivery of healthcare.
The post will be located in state-of-the-art facilities within the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University and in the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
This full-time post is fixed term for a period of 2 years.
For informal enquiries please contact: Chris.Plummer@newcastle.ac.uk
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