Research Assistant in Statistics
University College London - Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £27,796 -
£29,318 per annum depending on skills and experience, inclusive of London
Duties and Responsibilities
We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher/statistician to join the MRC
Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health to work on a portfolio of projects
consisting of various genetic epidemiology projects, including genome-wide
association studies and investigation of gene- environment interactions.
This post offers an excellent opportunity to undertake important research
that helps to identify the contribution of genetic and environmental factors
on our health. It will allow the researcher to develop and apply their
skills and use a range of research methods within the context of a
multidisciplinary research group and extensive research collaborations. The
post is initially funded for 30 months.
Applicants must have an MSc in statistics or genetic epidemiology or another
relevant discipline. The postholder must have experience of handling large
and complex datasets, including file manipulation using standard software
packages such as Stata, PLINK, R, SAS, MLwin or Mplus. A good working
knowledge of research methods in statistics and/or genetic epidemiology is
essential. The postholder must have good written and verbal communication
skills as well as the ability to work as part of a team and independently.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply on line please go to
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1178292. If you
have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please
contact Daniel Henniker on [log in to unmask] or 020 7905 2742, UCL
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Closing Date 17 Mar 2011
Interview date 29/03/2011
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