Research Fellow in Clinical Trials
Application closing date 30/10/2019
Salary £33,797 to £35,845 per annum
Job category/type Research
Queen's University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some GBP 300m. As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.
Our five core values - Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.
The Centre for Public Health (CPH) sits within the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen's University Belfast. The Centre aims to advance the health of the public at a regional, national and international level, by increasing knowledge and influencing clinical and public health practice and policy.
We are recruiting for a Research Fellow to join a group led by Professor Nathan Congdon. The successful candidate will design and implement a series of large trials on refractive error, cataract, diabetic eye disease and other ocular conditions, being carried out in China, India and other countries. The Research Fellow will have experience working with and analyzing data from clinical trials.
The successful candidate must have:
- Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD in a subject related to statistics/epidemiology/public health or in a discipline in a related area of professional practice
- First or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a discipline in a related area of professional practice
- At least 3 years' research experience and skills relevant to the subject area e.g. experience of data analyses in epidemiological or public health related studies with relevance to economics or health economics
- Experience of using data analysis packages