University of Leeds
Faculty of Medicine and Health
School of Medicine
LeEds Institute of Genetics, Health & Therapeutics
Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Senior Epidemiologist/Applied Health Research Statistician
Full Time – Fixed Term until 30th June 2016
Are you an epidemiologist or statistician interested in joining at a senior level an enthusiastic and productive team of cardiovascular epidemiologists?
We are seeking a motivated and experienced career epidemiologist/applied health research statistician to take up a senior role in the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics to undertake strategically important research into national cardiovascular outcomes.
You should have a degree in a numerate discipline and practical experience of advanced statistical techniques as well as a higher degree in an epidemiology, statistics or health-related subject or relevant experience. You will need to be able to make key decisions on a day to day basis about priorities for the team and be responsible for managing projects with guidance from the Principal Investigators.
You will need to have a hands-on approach to data handling and analysis, the expertise to develop and refine analytical methods and the ability to collaborate with clinical and academic colleagues in developing the use of large quantities of complex data for applied health research, epidemiology research and clinical trials. Specifically, you will lead the analytical aspect of a number of cardiovascular health research projects, be a key co-applicant on research grant applications and lead on writing academic papers for high impact peer-review journals.
Your effective communication and interpersonal skills will be essential in the leadership of the cardiovascular epidemiology research team, building rapport with a range of healthcare professionals, senior public health officials and academic collaborators. While the post is based on the University of Leeds campus, visits to other academic organisations will be required. You can find out more about the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics on http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/light.
Please note, applicants will need to be free for Interview on the afternoon of Tuesday 15th July 2014.
The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies (http://hr.leeds.ac.uk/homepage/4/policies). The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Bronze award in 2013. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.
University Grade 8 (£37,756 – £45,053 p.a.) depending on qualifications and experience.
Informal enquiries regarding the post should be directed to Dr Christopher Gale,
telephone +44 (0)113 343 8916 or email email@example.com.
If you have any specific enquiries about your online application please contact Sou Sit Chung, telephone +44 (0)113 343 9177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information and to apply for this post, please go to http://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/ and complete the vacancy search criteria using the job reference number.
Job Ref: MHLIG0094 Closing Date: 9 July 2014
Opening For Senior Epidemiologist/Applied Health Research Statistician
University of Leeds