Researcher in Evidence Synthesis University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences United Kingdom

Researcher in Evidence Synthesis

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

We are seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher in the field of evidence synthesis. The position has arisen as a result of two initiatives. The first is an NIHR Health Technology Assessment award led jointly by Dr Kamal Mahtani (University of Oxford) and Professor Joanne Reeve (Hull York Medical School) to identify strategies to support de-prescribing in older patients with polypharmacy and multimorbidity.


The second new initiative is the MSc in Evidence Based Health Care (Systematic Reviews). This is a joint programme between the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and the Department for Continuing Education's Continuing Professional Development Centre. The Programme works in collaboration with the renowned Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford.


The appointee will be responsible for delivering a suite of evidence synthesis, under the guidance of senior colleague. They will also provide a teaching and supervisory contribution to the host department.


The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant area, with experience conducting systematic reviews, health technology assessments or synthesis methodologies; a commitment to undertaking evidence synthesis; and an interest in furthering their career in applied health research.


This is a fixed-term post available full time for 2 years. The successful applicant would ideally start in September 2018.


Potential applicants who would like to discuss the post please contact Dr Kamal R Mahtani (


More details about the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine can be found at: and


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 8 June 2018. Interviews are expected to take place on the 19 June 2018.


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