Research Associate in Medicine
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom

School of Medicine - Lifespan and Population Health

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £30,487 to £45,585 per annum (pro rata if applicable), depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 19 September 2023
Reference:  MED373823

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key analytical role at the University of Nottingham. The post holder will be responsible for leading new analyses focused on improving the early identification of dementia in the general population and improving the management of children and young people with familial hypercholesterolaemia.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in medical statistics, epidemiology, computer science, or a related subject and have experience in analysing “Big Data” including electronic health record data such as CPRD and cohort study data. You will be able to apply a wide range of statistical methods (e.g., Cox Regression, Missing Data Methods, Meta-analysis) in addition to having experience in more advanced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning methods. You will be expected to plan, write, manage, and conduct all analyses and prepare high quality results summaries for dissemination.

The post holder will be a core member of a large team being led by Professor Nadeem Qureshi and Dr Laila Tata, at the University of Nottingham. The proposed work is funded as part of the NIHR and will require working in partnership with our collaborators at Cambridge, Manchester, and Newcastle universities. The abilities to communicate effectively and work in a team are essential.

The University of Nottingham provides generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a competitive holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme. The University of Nottingham is committed to providing an inclusive, supportive, and positive working environment. Welcoming applications from all groups of society. 

This post is a full-time (36.25 hours per week), fixed-term position until 30th September 2024. Arrangements for job share may be considered. Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Laila Tata, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.



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