£35,498 - £37,427
Progression to the maximum of the salary range will be dependent on performance
Purpose of role: The main role is to undertake epidemiological research contributing to specific time limited projects over a three year period. Projects will be undertaken using the General Practice Research Database and other database resources from the UK and elsewhere. The role will involve the undertaking of specific tasks including administrative tasks, data management tasks, analysis of data, report writing and documentation. The work will be within the overall GPRD research team and under the guidance of a project leader for the specific projects involved.
Undertaking and present analysis for GPRD research projects and internal projects
Assistance with the development of processes and procedures for the utilisation of new data resources
Presentation of GPRD as a high quality research services organisation
Contribution to the routine research service activities of the GPRD Research Team
Contribution to GPRD wide initiatives
Essential criteria to apply: (shortlist and interview criteria)
A post graduate degree or equivalent in a related scientific discipline
Experience of undertaking epidemiological research employing observational databases and a familiarity with basic epidemiological principles
Refined analytical thinking and the ability to understand and resolve complex issues into appropriate solutions
A proven ability to provide analysis using large data sets, on either SAS or STATA analysis software
Good interpersonal skills, a highly motivated proactive approach and a strong team player
Proven ability to work under pressure and take responsibility for own work
The above criteria will be used when shortlisting applications for interview and as a basis for the interview questions. It is therefore important that you clearly explain on your application form how you meet the essential criteria.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from suitably qualified people regardless of, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, politics or disability.
If these challenges inspire you, you can download further information below and apply on-line. Please send your completed form via email to [log in to unmask] or by fax 020 7084 2522. We strongly encourage electronic applications.
The closing date for applications is 20 Nov 2009
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