UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis 

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Posted
01 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis 

Job number    ACAD103010 
Division/School    Bristol Medical School 
Contract type    Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Full time 
Salary   £42,418 - £47,722 per annum (Grade K) / £50,618 - £56,950 per annum (Grade L) 
Closing date for applications    02-Jan-2018  

We seek a talented and experienced researcher to work at the interface of systematic reviews and computer science. We are recruiting a Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow, to conduct a programme of methodological work aimed at making systematic reviews more efficient, including development and/or evaluation of automated or semi-automated approaches to identifying, summarising, critiquing and synthesizing research studies in various topic areas.
 
The post lies within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), which aims to translate scientific discoveries to improve the health of NHS patients and the public. The post-holder will also work closely with members of the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, with other staff and students at the University, and with external collaborators. Part of the role involves the coordination of systematic review work within the BRC, under the supervision of Professor Julian Higgins.
 
The successful candidate is likely to have a high level of understanding and experience in text mining/machine learning with a strong interest in applying these skills to systematic reviews. We will also consider candidates with a high level of understanding and experience in systematic reviews if they have a strong computing background.
 
For more information, please see the job description.
 
Please note that interviews will take place on Monday 22 January 2018. 
 
Name, tel no and email details for informal contact: Julian Higgins; julian.higgins@bristol.ac.uk; +44 (117) 3314529
 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.