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Position: Research Fellow in Public Health Data Science
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Health Informatics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: UCL Institute of Health Informatics invites applications for a Research Fellow in Public Health Data Science to support the Pan-African Network for Rapid Research, Response, Relief and Preparedness for Infectious Diseases Epidemics (PANDORA). This post is specifically to support the development of The Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse (RADAR) platform for generalized active (e.g. experience sampling (ESM)) and passive (wearable and phone sensor) mHealth data harvesting in novel infectious disease outbreaks in Africa
Requirements: The postholder must have a relevant Masters and/or PhD degree (Computer Science, Epidemiology, Public Health, Control of Infectious Diseases, Medical Statistics, bioinformatics or equivalent), have experience of biostatistics languages and packages, including R or STATA and equivalents, experience of various aspects of data management and SQL databases
   
Text: Research Fellow in Public Health Data Science, - Ref:1737003 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Health Informatics Specific unit / Sub department Infectious Disease Informatics Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities UCL Institute of Health Informatics invites applications for a Research Fellow in Public Health Data Science to support the Pan-African Network for Rapid Research, Response, Relief and Preparedness for Infectious Diseases Epidemics (PANDORA). This post is specifically to support the development of The Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse (RADAR) platform for generalized active (e.g. experience sampling (ESM)) and passive (wearable and phone sensor) mHealth data harvesting in novel infectious disease outbreaks in Africa. The RADAR programme is a ?22 million European IMI2 initiative to pioneer mHealth remote monitoring capabilities in 3 key neurological disease areas: Depression, Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy. Working with collaborators involved in the development of RADAR, this research project will adapt RADAR for use in infectious disease outbreaks in Africa. The person employed will have the combination of excellent software engineering and epidemiology skills and the capability to actively engage with RADAR partners (both academic and private sector) who are contributing technological solutions to the platform development. He/She will review existing solutions, prototype and determine the best approach for the development of the RADAR platform, integrating best of breed solutions and designing new components as required. The applicant is required to have a good understanding of the software engineering life cycle and should enjoy participating in all aspects of the application development process, establishing and translating stakeholder requirements into programmable functionalities during application development, deployment, and maintenance. This is a full time position and is available immediately until 28 February 2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements The postholder must have a relevant Masters and /or PhD degree (Computer Science, Epidemiology, Public Health, Control of Infectious Diseases, Medical Statistics, bioinformatics or equivalent), have experience of biostatistics languages and packages, including R or STATA and equivalents, experience of various aspects of data management and SQL databases Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Dr Robert Aldridge ( r.aldridge@ucl.ac.uk ) or the application process, please contact Nadia Jackson ( nadia.jackson@ucl.ac.uk ) UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 18 Jul 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job description & Person Specification Apply Now
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