Research Fellow in Statistics and Epidemiology

University College London

London

£35,328 - £42,701

The research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health has an internationally competitive research programme focused on understanding the determinants of health and disease across the life-course in populations and in patients in clinical settings, including the investigation of genetic, biological, behavioural, psychosocial and cultural processes.

The research will entail preparation, cleaning and secondary analysis of collected data and linked data, preparation of manuscripts for publication, contributing to writing reports for Government agencies, publicising the project and disseminating findings. The post holder is expected to carry out all the above listed duties and in addition to develop a research programme using ELSA and to assist other people and users of the ELSA data.

This is grant funded for 18 months, in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The post demands a strong research background and a keen interest both in ageing and in public health. Applicants must have knowledge and experience of medical statistics, and a background in health research.

The post requires a sound understanding of health and disease epidemiology and research methodology.

A combination of technical aptitude and good interpersonal skills is required, as is an ability to negotiate and co-ordinate with other organisations involved in ELSA. The ability to work effectively in a team and to deadlines, accuracy and an eye for detail, as well as self-motivation and initiative are all essential qualities required of applicants.


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