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Research Fellow

Primary Care Research Centre

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £31,406 to £36,382 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Thursday 25 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1911422LG

The Faculty of Medicine is seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated quantitative researcher to join a team of researchers in Primary Care. The postholder’s focus will be to assist with an individual patient data meta-analysis of studies where microbiological data was been collected from patients with respiratory tract infections presenting in primary care. The postholder will identify eligible studies and assist with data harmonisation and data analysis.

You will have a detailed understanding and knowledge of statistical modelling and of packages for carrying out statistical modelling, e.g. Stata, SAS. Meticulous attention to detail will be required in preparing analysis plans and reports, and experience of writing papers for publications is required. You will be able to organise your own activities to deadline and quality standards to ensure the efficient and timely completion of the study.  

We invite applications from candidates who have a PhD or equivalent qualifications and experience in a quantitative field, such as Statistics, Medical Statistics, Health Services Research or Psychology. The title of Research Fellow is applied on completion of PhD, prior to this qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant is given. 

The appointment will be for 60% FTE until 28 February 2024. The salary offered within the range will depend on experience. The positions are based at Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton, in the Primary Care Research Centre and remote working will also be considered. 

For an informal discussion, please email Prof Beth Stuart bls1@soton.ac.uk or Professor Nick Francis, Nick.Francis@soton.ac.uk

Application procedure - you should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the closing date, to assist the department with shortlisting. 

If you needs assistance, please call Hannah Nash (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk. Please quote reference 1911422LG on all correspondence.


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