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Position: Research Fellow in Statistics
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Global Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We have an excellent opportunity for a Research Fellow in Statistics. The aim of the post is to support ongoing large-scale departmental studies in the field of tuberculosis (TB). In particular, the post-holder will support an EU-funded research consortium with data management and analysis for the early detection and integrated management of tuberclosis in Europe (E-DETECT TB) and an NIHR Health Technology Award, aiming to assess the cost-effectiveness of testing and treating latent TB infection (LTBI) and active TB disease in the UK. The post-holder will work with clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians and other disciplines towards collaborative projects within and outside the UCL-TB and IGH teams
Requirements: Candidates will have an MSc and a PhD in relevant disciplines (e.g. statistics, epidemiology, health informatics) or with equivalent skills and experience; The post holder will have experience of data management, curation, and linkage methods for large administrative datasets. Skills in at least one statistical package (e.g. STATA, R); Candidates will have excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English; Experience in writing, presenting and explaining technical and/or scientific reports to a wide range of scientific and lay audiences; The post-holder will have the highest ethical and professional standards in research and education. Experience of information governance, privacy and security issues regarding the use of confirmation NHS records and administrative datasets in a secure setting; Experience of Teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate levels is desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow in Statistics, - Ref:1846075 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Global Health Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Institute for Global Health (IGH), based in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, is at the heart of UCL's Grant Challenge of Global Health. IGH's vision is for a world where international policy on global health is informed by world class research, supporting the development of robust solutions to aspects of the world's major global health challenges. We have an excellent opportunity for a Research Fellow in Statistics. The aim of the post is to support ongoing large-scale departmental studies in the field of tuberculosis (TB). In particular, the post-holder will support an EU-funded research consortium with data management and analysis for the early detection and integrated management of tuberclosis in Europe (E-DETECT TB) and an NIHR Health Technology Award, aiming to assess the cost-effectiveness of testing and treating latent TB infection (LTBI) and active TB disease in the UK. The post-holder will work with clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians and other disciplines towards collaborative projects within and outside the UCL-TB and IGH teams. The post-holder will prepare manuscripts for publication and other research focusing existing research within the group and in line with personal objectives agreed in the staff review process. Reporting to Professor Ibrahim Abubakar, the post-holder will be based at the Institute for Global Health, Mortimer Market Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6JB. The post is available to 30 June 2021, in the first instance. Note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (Salary: £31,479 - £33,194, full time, per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being then backdated to the date of the final submission of the PhD thesis. Key Requirements Candidates will have an MSc and a PhD in relevant disciplines (e.g. statistics, epidemiology, health informatics) or with equivalent skills and experience. The post holder will have experience of data management, curation, and linkage methods for large administrative datasets. Skills in at least one statistical package (e.g. STATA, R). Candidates will have excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English. Experience in writing, presenting and explaining technical and /or scientific reports to a wide range of scientific and lay audiences. The post-holder will have the highest ethical and professional standards in research and education. Experience of information governance, privacy and security issues regarding the use of confirmation NHS records and administrative datasets in a secure setting. Experience of Teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate levels is desirable. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Ibrahim Abubakar by email to igh.director@ucl.ac.uk Applicants please apply online via the UCL jobs pages before the closure date shown on the job ad. For enquiries about the process contact Pam Clarke, email: pam.clarke@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 12 Dec 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and person specification Apply Now
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