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  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistics

    The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense, invites applications for a position in statistics, at the level of assistant or associate professor. The position is expected to start during spring 2019. We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in general mathematical statistics combined…

    • University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
    • Odense, Denmark
    • Europe
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship in perinatal predictive modeling

    Recent new research funds from a Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant and a Canada Research Chair position have become available for a post-doctoral position at McMaster in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI, formerly Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics), to develop and apply novel, advanced analytic methodology to build,…

    • McMaster University
    • Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    • North America
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Senior Informatics Leader

    World-leading Dementia Research Charity Competitive Salary+ comprehensive benefits Lead and drive the strategy to transform the detection and diagnosis of the diseases which underlie dementia for Alzheimer’s Research UK, striving for life-changing dementia treatment. Alzheimer’s Research UK is the world’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Backed by our passionate…

    • Alzheimer’s Research UK
    • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    • UK
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Research Statistician

    St George’s, University of London, seeks to appoint a Research Statistician in support of Professor Joan Morris, who is taking up the position of Professor of Medical Statistics later in 2018. The successful applicant will support the development of new research initiatives concerning the identification of risk factors associated with the occurrence of congenital anomalies (birth…

    • St George's, University of London
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Senior Lecturer in Statistics

    Birkbeck, University of London is a research-intensive institution ranked in the top 1% in the world by the THE. The School of Business, Economics and Informatics brings together the College’s business-facing activities, teaching around 5000 students in its four departments. The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics brings together research and teaching in Economics, Finance,…

    • Birkbeck, University of London
    • London, GB
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • HPC/Supercomputing, AI/ML, Data Science and Data Driven Engineering Experts

    Are you a talented, motivated individual with a keen interest and experience in data science, High Performance Computing or advanced “in-silico” engineering and design? Does the idea of driving disruption in the way we power the planet excite you? If so, we want to hear from you. The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is a…

    • The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
    • Culham, Oxfordshire
    • UK
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Data Manager / Analyst

    Job reference: A1819001 Salary: Grade 4a: £34, 217  Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time Location: London About us The Royal College of Surgeons is looking for a Data Manager / Analyst to work within the Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST). The JCST is an advisory body for all matters related to surgical training. We work on…

    • The Royal College of Surgeons
    • London WC2A 3PE
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Data Analyst (HR and Equalities)

    Salary range: £14,419.20 – £16,933.20 per annum, pro rata from a full time equivalent of £36,048 – £42,333 inclusive of London Allowance Part time (14 hours per week– 0.4 FTE) This post is fixed term for 1 year The role and its responsibilities Data and data analysis are critical to the emerging HR and equalities…

    • SOAS University of London
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Senior Data Scientist 

    Role Purpose Working as part of a team, the role holder will, using advanced analytical  skills, develop the HSBC Group’s new financial intelligence platform, through which it intends to pro-actively search for financial crime risks not detected by the Group’s current suite of financial crime systems. Working at the leading edge of analytics, the role requires…

    • HSBC
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 days remaining
  • Associate Director – Data & Analytics (Kew Foundation)

    Full time, Permanent Kew Gardens, Richmond We are looking for an exceptional data scientist to use their skills to help increase philanthropic support and Friends income for London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a…

    • Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
    • Kew Gardens, Richmond
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Statistician/ Senior Statistician

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a statistician / senior statistician to join Royal Marsden. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player to contribute to study design and analysis of cancer clinical trials. The statistician/ senior statistician will provide statistical support and expertise for Royal Marsden clinical trials working together with clinicians,…

    • The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Statistician – Economic, Social and Development, Statistics

    The post is located in the Statistical Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) based in Geneva. The Statistician reports to the Chief of the Environment and Multi-domain Statistics Section. Responsibilities Under the guidance of the Chief of the Environment and Multi-domain Statistics Section, the incumbent will be responsible for the following…

    • United Nations
    • Geneva, Switzerland
    • Europe
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Research and Statistical Analyst – Housing & Land

    Central London £38,726 per annum Ref GLA2022 The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a unique city government for Greater London supporting the directly elected Mayor and scrutinised by the elected London Assembly. The Mayor has responsibility for an annual investment of around £500m to provide genuinely affordable homes for Londoners, holds a portfolio of land…

    • Greater London Authority
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 3 days remaining
  • Senior Developer

    Job No: SDEV0718 Location: Southampton, UK Start date: Immediate Reporting to: Head of Operations Grade: Senior Associate (P2) Salary: £57,889 Flowminder is seeking a passionate and skilled lead developer or software architect to take an internal Python/SQL project open source. This exciting project touches on data engineering, devops, machine learning, big data, visualisation, and some…

    • Flowminder
    • Southampton, UK
    • UK
    • 22 hours remaining
  • Statistician

    This is an opportunity to play a key role in an early-stage, fast-moving and well-funded business with a strong mission to impact people’s health and well-being. We are looking for an experienced Statistician to join us full-time and work alongside our Clinical, Product Engineering, Data Engineering and Machine Learning teams. In order to deliver real…

    • Kheiron Medical Technologies
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Big Data Scientist with expertise in Artificial Intelligence

    The Methodology team at CBS Heerlen is looking for an expert in Artificial Intelligence to join its multi-disciplinary team of methodologists and data scientists. Are you passionate about Big Data innovative research and are you up for the challenge to tackle Big Data in making official statistics, then get in touch with us! About the…

    • Statistics Netherlands
    • The Hague, Heerlen - Netherlands
    • Europe
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Big Data Solution Manager

    At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group,…

    • Vodafone
    • Paddington, London
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Senior Lecturer in Statistics

    Birkbeck, University of London is a research-intensive institution ranked in the top 1% in the world by the THE. The School of Business, Economics and Informatics brings together the College’s business-facing activities, teaching around 5000 students in its four departments. The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics brings together research and teaching in Economics, Finance,…

    • Birkbeck, University of London
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Software/Data Analysis Scientist

    £32,805 – £38,593 (Discretionary range to £44,382) Fixed Term for 3 years Ref: 10019 B24 is the soft X-ray tomography beamline at Diamond offering both high resolution tomography and super resolution fluorescence microscopy facilities for biomedical research into cellular events implicated in a wide range of biological processes such as carcinogenesis, pathogen-host interactions and immunity.…

    • Diamond Light Source
    • Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK
    • UK
    • 1 month remaining
  • Senior Data Analyst

    As Senior Data Analyst, you will help Unicef UK’s understanding of the world in which we operate. Specifically, you will derive insight from complex, transmedia data sets through data analysis and you will champion an evidence-based decision making culture and operate a consultancy style approach. In order to complete your application, please download the following:…

    • Unicef
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Statistical Programmer 

    Office-based or Remote-based Who We Are Synteract is a global full-service contract research organization with a successful three-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of ”Bringing Clinical Trials to Life,” we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in…

    • Synteract
    • Brussels, Belgium
    • Europe
    • 5 days remaining
  • Registrar & Assurance Data Scientist

    £35,191 – £38,166 + generous pension scheme   Bootle – Liverpool Work at the Charity Commission and you’ll make a difference every day. To the 167,000 charities of all shapes and sizes that we regulate across England and Wales. To the trustees we partner with and advise. And to the people and causes that benefit…

    • Charity Commission
    • Bootle, Liverpool, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining

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Plastic litter in the UK – any solutions?

Empty plastic bottles on the streets and plastic litter debris in the wider environment are an unfortunate persistent problem of our days. While much is done in the UK to tackle plastic litter through household waste collection and recycling, and special waste collection programmes for businesses, plastic litter is still an issue. In the UK,…

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The Rise of Telemedicine

In a previous blog we discussed the pros and cons of remote working.[1] But what about being on the receiving end of a remote service, such as healthcare? Telemedicine is the remote provision of healthcare services using information and communication technologies such as telephone and video, diagnostic and monitoring equipment, and even robotics. It is…

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Should We Change the Name of the Field of Statistics to “Data Science”?

Most fields of science have names that are neutral, being merely names. For example, the names “physics” and “biology” are neutral names for two large fields of science. In contrast, the name “statistics” is ambiguous. And, arguably, the ambiguity generates a negative perception of the field. So it is sensible to consider changing the name. The name “statistics” is ambiguous…

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