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Position: Research Fellow in Statistics and Epidemiology
Institution: University College London
Department: Behavioural Science and Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The research will entail preparation, cleaning and secondary analysis of collected data and linked data, preparation of manuscripts for publication, contributing to writing reports for Government agencies, publicising the project and disseminating findings. The post holder is expected to carry out all the above listed duties and in addition to develop a research programme using ELSA and to assist other people and users of the ELSA data
Requirements: The post demands a strong research background and a keen interest both in ageing and in public health. Applicants must have knowledge and experience of medical statistics, and a background in health research. The post requires a sound understanding of health and disease epidemiology and research methodology. A combination of technical aptitude and good interpersonal skills is required, as is an ability to negotiate and co-ordinate with other organisations involved in ELSA. The ability to work effectively in a team and to deadlines, accuracy and an eye for detail, as well as self-motivation and initiative are all essential qualities required of applicants
   
Text: Research Fellow in Statistics and Epidemiology , - Ref:1759627 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Behavioural Science and Health Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health has an internationally competitive research programme focused on understanding the determinants of health and disease across the life-course in populations and in patients in clinical settings, including the investigation of genetic, biological, behavioural, psychosocial and cultural processes. The research will entail preparation, cleaning and secondary analysis of collected data and linked data, preparation of manuscripts for publication, contributing to writing reports for Government agencies, publicising the project and disseminating findings. The post holder is expected to carry out all the above listed duties and in addition to develop a research programme using ELSA and to assist other people and users of the ELSA data. This is grant funded for 18 months, in the first instance. Key Requirements The post demands a strong research background and a keen interest both in ageing and in public health. Applicants must have knowledge and experience of medical statistics, and a background in health research. The post requires a sound understanding of health and disease epidemiology and research methodology. A combination of technical aptitude and good interpersonal skills is required, as is an ability to negotiate and co-ordinate with other organisations involved in ELSA. The ability to work effectively in a team and to deadlines, accuracy and an eye for detail, as well as self-motivation and initiative are all essential qualities required of applicants. Further Details Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Paola Zaninotto ( p.zaninotto@ucl.ac.uk ). A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link 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 application process please contact Maria Kristensen, m.kristensen@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 25 Nov 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. 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 UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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