Assistant Professor or Research Fellow in Epidemiology or Medical Statistics (Maternity Cover) 126 views

We are seeking to appoint an
Assistant Professor or Research Fellow who will contribute to large-scale
epidemiological studies of obstetric and gynaecological services in the UK. The
common research theme is identifying determinants of variation in treatments
and outcomes through analyses of linked national administrative and clinical
data sets (“big data”).

The research will also address
key methodological challenges, including using data science methods to generate
code sets to identify disease conditions, treatments and outcomes in electronic
health records; handling data records with missing or erroneous data using
record linkage to combine datasets, developing risk models; and implementing
outcome monitoring systems.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical
Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in
public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in
the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public
and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy
and practice.

The post holder will be part of
a multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians based at the London
School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Royal College of Obstetricians
and Gynaecologists 

There is an expectation that the
post holder will contribute to the wider academic activities of the Faculty of
Public Health and Policy.

Applicants should have a postgraduate
degree in epidemiology, statistics, or a related discipline along with
experience of analysing large complex dataset. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.

This post will be based in
London and is available on a full-time basis from 1 May 2019 until 29 February
2020. The salary will be on the LSHTM Academic Pathway Scale at Grade 6,
£39,304-£44,634 for a Research Fellow and Grade 7, £45,878 – £52,520 for
Assistant Professor per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be
subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement
is 30 working days per year. In addition to this there are discretionary
“Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at  Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PHP-HSRP-2019-04.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

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