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Vacancies

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


Research Associate in Statistics/Biostatistics (RDD)

This post is offered jointly by the Department of Statistical Science and the Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health (PCPH), and the Research Associate will be expected to contribute to methodological and applied research being developed in both departments. The post is available immediately and is funded for 3 years in the first instance.

For the first eighteen months work will focus on the MRC funded project: “The Regression Discontinuity Design: a novel approach to evaluating the effect of drugs and treatments in primary care” (RDD), led by Dr Gianluca Baio. In parallel and over the latter eighteen months, the Research Associate will also work on collaborative projects led by PCPH personnel, including several investigations of epidemiological data contained in large administrative registries, such as the THIN database.

Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in Statistics or Epidemiology. It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of managing large databases, programming experience in statistical software packages e.g. R or STATA and excellent organisational and communication skills. An MSc (or equivalent qualification) in Statistics, Medical Statistics or Epidemiology is also desirable.

The post is available immediately and is funded for 3 years in the first instance.

Closing date: 18 December 2014

Research Associate in Biostatistics

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Biostatistician to collaborate on various health research studies and clinical trials conducted at UCL and the associated NHS Trusts. The post holder will be based in the Department of Statistical Science and will be accountable to Professor Rumana Omar (Head, Biostatistics Group). Health research at UCL, UCLH and the Royal Free Hospital provides a dynamic environment and excellent opportunity for the right applicant to develop a career as a Medical Statistician.

Candidates should possess a PhD in Statistics/Medical Statistics or equivalent work experience and an MSc 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.

The post is available immediately and is funded for 3 years in the first instance.

Closing date: 4 January 2015


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