Opportunities and Vacancies


Research Associate in Epidemiology/Statistics

Research Associate in Epidemiology/Statistics

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health & Children’s Policy Research Unit

Duration: Until 31 Dec 2018 in the first instance
Closing date: 2 April 2017
Interview date: 12 April 2017

This post is part of a programme of research within the Policy Research Unit in the Health of Children, Young People and Families (CPRU), funded by the Department of Health and is based at UCL GOS Institute of Child Health. The post sits within the Population, Policy and Practice Programme, which consists of a multi-disciplinary group of researchers with an international reputation for population-level and clinical research that influences public health policy and practice.

The post is an opportunity for a researcher to develop knowledge and skills for a career in research using large administrative datasets relevant to child health policy and practice. The postholder will use routinely collected administrative data from primary and secondary care for children and young people. The research programme evaluates variation in the use of health services by children and young people and focusses on children with chronic conditions and other vulnerable children and families. The postholder will use linked longitudinal data to evaluate healthcare trajectories and outcomes for specific groups of children and young people, and to determine if there is a variation between care providers and over time.

The appointment is available immediately and is funded until 31 December 2018 in the first instance (the text in the online job advert specifies December 2017, but an additional year of funding was confirmed just after we submitted the ad).

Job description, personal specification and details on how to apply can be accessed here or at the UCL jobs website (ref: 1636145).


Other Opportunities

Clinical Research Fellow (UKB)

Clinical Research Fellow (UKB)

University of Edinburgh
Closing Date: 17th April 2017

This post provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for a clinician to contribute to the development of UK Biobank an international research resource based on data of unparalleled breadth and depth from 500,000 UK adults.


Medical Informatics PhD Studentships

Medical Informatics PhD Studentships

The Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is currently offering a number of funded PhD studentships in medical informatics.

Closing Date: Various April through May

Please click on web link below for full details

PhD studentship: Exploiting Developments in Digital Health to Improve Asthma Outcomes

PhD studentship: Exploiting Developments in Digital Health to Improve Asthma Outcomes

Closing Date: Friday 12th May 2017

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship within the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics at The University of Edinburgh.


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