Please find below details of a vacancy at the University of Nottingham.
Research Fellow in Medical Statistics (Full or part-time)
Reference : MED538X1
Closing Date : 10 December 2009
Salary : £27,183 to £35,469 per annum (pro rata for part-time), depending
upon qualifications and experience (salary can progress to £38,757 per annum
(pro rata), subject to performance).
Applications are invited for the above post in the NIHR Research Design
Service for the East Midlands (RDS-EM) to provide methodological support and
advice to NHS researchers and others working in partnership with the NHS
who are developing and designing high quality research proposals for
submission to national, peer reviewed funding competitions. They will be
expected to provide statistical advice on the design and analysis of research
proposals and participate in the delivery of training events provided by the
From the date of appointment until 31 March 2012, the role will be seconded
to the National Biomedical Research Unit in Hearing (NBRUH) for 60% of the
time (3 days per week). This part of the role will involve working with a small
team of scientists, from a variety of academic and clinical backgrounds, to
design, develop, analyse and disseminate translational research proposals in
areas of hearing and learning. The remaining 40% of the time will be spent
undertaking RDS duties. In April 2012, if NBRUH funding is continued, this split
role will continue. If in 2012, NBRUH funding is not renewed, the role will revert
to full-time in the RDS.
This post is suitable for one person working full-time or for two people each
undertaking one part of the role on a part-time basis. If the role was shared
by two people it would be expected that one person would work for 40% of
their time for the RDS and the second person would work for 60% of their time
for NBRUH. If NBRUH funding is not renewed, both roles would continue within
the RDS contract. Applications are invited from individuals wishing to
undertake the whole role on a full-time basis or from individuals interested in
only one of the two parts of the role. Candidates should specify in their
application whether they are interested in the full-time post or one of the two
part-time posts. If it is the latter, they should indicate which part of the role
they would prefer.
Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a subject relevant
to health services research (e.g. statistics, epidemiology) and a higher degree
in medical, applied or social statistics.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr H Fortnum, Email:
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directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.
This is a re-advertisement and previous candidates need not apply.
Further details are available at http://jobs.nottingham.ac.uk/MED538X1