London, United Kingdom
£38,084 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 5)
25 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £38,084 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 5)
Location: Whitechapel
Closing date: 17-Nov-2019


Blizard Institute
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health
Women’s Health Research Unit
Postdoctoral Statistician/Epidemiologist

Applications are invited for the role of Postdoctoral Statistician/Epidemiologist in the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.

The post is with the Women’s Health Unit (WHRU).  WHRU, a rapidly growing unit within the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health (CPCPH), runs a portfolio of research in women’s health including multi-centre clinical trials, big data and linkage studies and systematic reviews. It is also part of the newly formed Barts Research Centre for Women’s Health (BARC).  CPCPH is a centre of international excellence and relevance, drawing on the strengths and diversity within our unique setting in East London to deliver a programme of high quality research, education and development aimed at improving health and primary health care.

We would like to appoint a senior statistician/epidemiologist to primarily lead analyses/studies utilising newly linked datasets from the Scottish Medical Records.  This will be a fantastic career opportunity for a motivated individual with expected impactful outputs. The successful applicant will be expected to use advanced statistical methodology including prediction modelling, multivariate regression and causal inference methods including mendelian randomisation. The successful candidate will have a strong statistical expertise including experience in statistical programming.

Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in statistics, epidemiology or relevant field and expertise in data analyses. A proven ability to write high impact publications, communicate well and work within a team are also essential.

The post is a full time and fixed term appointment for two years, starting in December 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  Starting salary will be in the range of £38,084 to £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Stamatina Iliodromiti at s.iliodromiti@qmul.ac.uk.

Application enquiries should be directed to recruitment at recruitment@qmul.ac.uk.

Details about the unit can be found at https://www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/research/research-groups/womens-health-research-unit/

Further information about the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) can be found at www.smd.qmul.ac.uk.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 17 November 2019.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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