From time to time vacancies arise within the department. Posts will be advertised on this page as and when they arise.

Teaching Fellow in Statistics

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the teaching of probability and statistics in the department. A typical load would involve the organisation, delivery and assessment of one course per year, plus undergraduate and Masters project supervision and occasional contributions to other courses. Further details, including outline syllabuses, of the courses currently offered by the department are available from the student handbooks. Existing course materials will be made available for any course assigned during the first year of appointment.

Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in Statistics, or a closely related field. It is essential that the successful candidate has the ability to teach undergraduate and Masters level courses in Statistics, and has excellent (verbal and written) communication skills. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates who are able to teach in one or more of the following areas: probability theory and inference; stochastic methods in finance; and optimisation algorithms for operational research.

The post is available from 1 October 2017 and is funded for two years in the first instance.

Closing date: 16 July 2017

Research Associate in Medical Statistics

This is an exciting opportunity for a Medical Statistician to join a multidisciplinary team of medical statisticians, epidemiologists, clinicians and policy practitioners. The role provides a unique opportunity for a medical statistician to contribute to collaborative clinical research projects and the application of novel (Bayesian) dynamic prediction modelling in new disease areas.

The post holder will work with the Biostatistics Group (BSG) at the UCL Department of Statistical Science / Joint Research Office and will also work on the PsyMaptic-A project at the UCL Division of Psychiatry, to develop and validate a new dynamic prediction modelling tool to forecast the expected incidence and prevalence of psychotic disorders in England using epidemiological, demographic and other data sources. A 50:50 split is envisaged between the PsyMaptic-A project and the BSG work.

Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in Statistics/ Medical Statistics. It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of working as a statistician in a health research environment, previous involvement in clinical trials and/ or observational studies in health research and strong organisational and communication skills.

This joint post is available immediately and is funded for three years in the first instance.

Closing date: 19 July 2017

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