UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

NIHR Bristol BRC Research Fellow in Health Data Science

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£42,418 - £47,722 per annum
Posted
10 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2018
Ref
ACAD103188
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We seek an experienced and motivated data science researcher to contribute to development of research based on health informatics within the National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC).

The successful candidate will have talent, expertise, and ambition in software and data engineering. They will work with other members of our informatics team, and informatics staff working for our NHS partners, to design, implement, and maintain an informatics architecture linking different sources of routinely collected health care data. The architecture, comprising linked data stores and services, will serve as a platform for health service improvement and translational research.

The post holder will make design decisions in collaboration with key stakeholders and contribute to broader aspects of planning and delivery of our informatics research programme. We offer the opportunity to work on innovative software solutions that will transform both scientific research and healthcare delivery. These solutions may also be used within other organisations, including NHS Trusts and NIHR Biomedical Research Centres.

The post-holder will be based within the University of Bristol’s Department of Population Health Sciences, which is a leading UK centre for data science research. They will work closely with leading researchers in data science and health informatics. They will report directly to the Clinical Informatics Lead for the Bristol NIHR BRC, Professor John Macleod, and to the Deputy Director of the BRC, Professor Jonathan Sterne.

Name, tel no and email details for informal contact/s: Professor John Macleod (0117 3314536
john.macleod@bristol.ac.uk)
Professor Jonathan Sterne (0117 3310021
jonathan.sterne@bristol.ac.uk)

Interviews to be held on 23rd April 2018.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.