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Research Fellow (Statistician), Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (HSR064R)

We are looking for a statistician to join the statistical team within the Health Services Research Unit.

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category: Research
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £35,333 - £42,155
Ref No: HSR064R
Closing Date: 06-DEC-2022


Job Description

The team are involved in a wide range of statistical activities including the design, conduct and analysis of randomised trials, meta-analysis, decision modelling, non-randomised studies and methodological research projects in these areas, with collaborators from other national and international centres. The post offers excellent opportunities for career development as a member of a research group with an established international reputation in health services research. 

The Health Services Research Unit undertakes a major programme of research which includes randomised controlled trials coordinated by the Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT), systematic reviews (including meta-analysis), cohort studies, quasi-experiments and descriptive surveys.  The statistical team has input across all Unit projects and hence is required to provide advice on a wide range of statistical issues. Typically, this includes advising on the design of projects, data management, and undertaking analysis where appropriate.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 6, £35,333 - £42,155 per annum with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Lorna Aucott, Senior Statistician (01224 438198 /

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser ( for further information.

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Job Reference Number:  HSR064R

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 06 December 2022

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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