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Position: CLAHRC NWC Data Science Post-doctoral Research Associate
Institution: University of Liverpool
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Duties: Develop ILRR data assets including advising on and project managing the implementation of further waves of the North West Coast Neighbourhood Panel Health Survey and using local and national routine data ( e.g NHS, Local Government and commercial and third sector datasets), to develop data products that support CLAHRC research. Facilitate access to ILRR datasets including implementing ILRR data governance procedures. Work closely with a wide variety of stakeholders including, academics, clinicians, NHS, local government and third sectors organisations and members of the public – to involve them in co- producing feasible robust analysis plans
Requirements: Experience of manipulating multiple large complex datasets including data linkage, data management and data cleaning. Experience using advanced quantitative methods using complex data to answer applied research questions. Experience of quantitative research methods including an ability to handle large datasets using advanced statistical packages and methods (e.g. R or Stata). Experience of report writing including academic papers. Experience of working with external stakeholders from diverse backgrounds including members of the public and service users. Experience of managing research projects. PhD or equivalent in a relevant area (submitted or awarded) including public health, psychology, epidemiology, economics geography, psychology, health service research, computer science, statistics). Understanding of issues related to the measurement of mental and physical health and the determinants of health. Understanding of issues related to the design implementation and analysis of complex social surveys. Skills in the application of advanced statistical methods such as longitudinal/panel or multilevel methods. Strong working knowledge of research methods in epidemiology and/or econometrics. Advanced knowledge of relevant statistical programming languages for quantitative data analysis (R and/or STATA). Excellent project management skills. Effective communication and diplomacy skills. Capacity to engage sensitively with members of the public and work effectively with a wide range of partners, including local authorities, NHS organisations and community groups. Effective communication and diplomacy skills with the ability to engage with academics and third parties; and express complex matters with clarity (written and verbal). Accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to organise own workload. Ability to work to deadlines. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Willingness to work flexibly. Willingness to undertake UK travel
   
Text: Job Specification CLAHRC NWC Data Science Post-doctoral Research Associate Grade 7 Health Services Research 009934 £34,188 - £39,610 pa 02-Oct-2018 23:30 As a member of the CLAHRC NWC data science team you will use a variety of data assets to support a diverse range of projects all focused on reducing health inequalities including ¿ research investigating how the characteristics of places and communities impact on mental health and the determinants of health care utilisation as well as evaluations of new models of health and social care and actions by local government to improve the social determinants of health. Data Assets include the NWC Neighbourhood Panel Health Survey, Hospital Episaode Statistics, Prescribing data and geospatial datasets. The role will also include developing novel longitudinal neighbourhood level datasets. The role provides an excellent opportunity for an individual with expertise in quantitative research methods who is interested in applying these to adress the population health challenges faced by communities living in the North West. You should have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area (submitted or awarded) including public health, psychology, epidemiology ,economics geography, psychology , health service research, computer science, statistics) and have a background in public health, epidemiology ,economics, geography, psychology, health service research, computer science or statistics and have experience of advanced quantitative research methods including an ability to handle large datasets using advanced statistical packages and methods. You will be based within the Institute of Psychology Health and Society at the University of Liverpool, but is expected to travel across the North West Coast region. The post is available until 30 September 2019. Job Ref: 009934 Closing Date: 2 October 2018 Click on the link below to view the full Job Description 009934 - job description Apply Return to Search
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