Research AssociateFellow job in Leicester City at University Of Leicester

Research Associate/Fellow

Company: University of Leicester

Location: Leicester UK

Date Posted:Dec 04, 2017

Research Associate/FellowRefCLS00086DepartmentHealth Sciences Job TypeResearch Specific LocationContract TypeFull Time Fixed Term Contract .Job PurposeResearch Associate in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics or Genetic Epidemiology (Grade 7)Research Fellow in Biostatistics, Bioinformation or Genetric Epidemiology (Grade 8)College of Life SciencesDepartment of Health Sciences or Department of Genetics               Salary Grade 7 - £33,518 to £38,833 per annum or Salary Grade 8 - £42,418 to £47,722 per annumFull-time fixed term contract for three yearsJob Reference: CLS00086Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are one of the top universities worldwide and have a long-held international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Based on an award-winning campus in the heart of the UK, we pride ourselves on our diverse and supportive academic environment.This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious talented and dynamic individual to be awarded an UKRI Innovation / Rutherford Fund Fellowship at HDR UK. The aim of the fellowship is to develop and carry out independent research that aligns with Health Data Research (HDR) UK’s Phase 1 strategic priorities; actionable Health Data Analytics; Precision Medicine; 21st Century Trial Design; Modernising Public Health. In addition, the research should fit into the aims of UK’s industrial strategy (). The fellow will develop and apply novel analytical methods in biostatistics, bioinformatics or genetic epidemiology. The Fellows will have cross-disciplinary supervisory teams, the composition of which will depend on the fellows’ background and chosen area of skills/methods development.The post will require high-level expertise in biostatistics and/or bioinformatics and/or genetic epidemiology.This position is being appointed at either grade 7 (Research Associate) or grade 8 (Research Fellow) depending on experience.Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to:Biostatistics - Paul Lambert () and Keith Abrams () Bioinformatics - Tony Brookes (ajb97@le.ac.uk) Genetic Epidemiology - Nuala Sheehan (nas11@le.ac.uk) and Martin Tobin (martin.tobin@le.ac.uk)The deadline for applications is ?? December. Successful applicants must start the Fellowship by 15th February 2018.Applications should include an outline of the proposed research plan (maximum of two pages).We anticipate that interviews will take place week commencing 8 January 2018. View full job description
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