Associate Professor in Biostatistics

EmployerUniversity of Leicester
Published12 September 2017
Closing Date26 September 2017
WorkplaceLeicester, East Midlands, UK
CategoryMedicine / Pharmacology
Life Sciences


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Department Health Sciences

Job Type Academic and Teaching

Specific Location University of Leicester

Contract Type Full Time

Salary Range

Associate Professor in Biostatistics

College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology

Department of Health Sciences

Salary Grade 9 - 50,618 to 56,950 per annum

Full-time, permanent

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

In this role will be responsible to the Head of the Biostatistics Research Group and will undertake research, scholarship, teaching and administration and other activities supporting the work of the department and developing and enhancing its reputation, both internal and external to the University.

You will be an excellent researcher, as demonstrated by publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and evidence of successful awards of external funding. You will also be someone who can undertake high quality teaching in Biostatistics at post-graduate level.

For the first five years of the post you will co-ordinate a programme of research funded by the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK to link national cancer and cardiovascular audit data to advance understanding of the interactions between cancer and cardiovascular disease from real world data. You will co-ordinate this programme. As well as working closely with the PIs and work package leads, you will coordinate the work of three other biostatisticians employed on the grant and work closely with institutional partners at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) and Public Health England (PHE).

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Keith Abrams on keith.abrams [at] le[.]ac[.]uk or 0116 229 7266.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 26 September 2017.


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