Research Fellow: Medical Statistics

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Jan 31, 2018
Closes
Mar 02, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Position description

To create and contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a specified range of activities within an established research programme on automated clinical epidemiological studies and linked methodological research projects.

 

Candidate requirements

  • PhD in Statistics, Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science OR a relevant higher degree
  • Graduate in a numerate-related subject
  • Experience of applying statistical techniques e.g. logistic and Cox regression, analysis of variance, prediction model development and time series analysis
  • High level of skills in statistical programming, preferably in R or STATA
  • Ability to apply machine learning algorithm for outcome prediction research
  • Experience of working in the field of pharmaco-epidemiology
  • Experience of computer-based database management and data extraction/ reporting techniques (preferably Access/SQL).
  • Experience of working with large routinely collected healthcare databases
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes