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Organisation
University of Leicester
Location
Leicester, United Kingdom
Application Deadline
Salary
£44,045 to £49,553

Vacancy terms: Fixed term contract for two years

Hours per week: 37.5

Advert closes midnight on: 12 Jul 2020

About the role

Joining the Leicester Real World Evidence Unit within the Diabetes Research Centre this post provides an excellent opportunity for an ambitious statistician to develop a strong career in epidemiology and cardio-metabolic medicine. You will extract and undertake statistical analysis of cardiometabolic real-world data from classical observational studies and from electronic health records (e.g. UK Biobank, the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, and Hospital Episodes Statistics), evaluate observational studies and undertake independent research using large real-world data sets and provide statistical input and expertise for advanced analysis of longitudinal and survival data, in preparation of scientific papers for publication.

The Leicester Real World Evidence Unit is internationally recognised for its research in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

About you

With a PhD in a relevant area and postdoctoral research experience you must have excellent knowledge of statistical programming and data management (Stata/R), a high quality publication profile and an advance understanding of survival analysis. An understanding of pharmaco-epidemiology and/or pragmatic trials would be of benefit for this role.

Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Clare Gillies, Lecturer in Medical Statistics, on clg13@leicester.ac.uk

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement.

We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.


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