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Research Fellow (0.8FTE)

Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology

Salary:  £40,611 to £46,119 per annum, pro rata.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 25 May 2022
Reference:  EPH-NCDE-2022-06

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We are seeking a statistician to join a dynamic team working on different aspects of global cardiovascular research including epidemiology, modelling, prognostic models, electronic health records, and complex intervention evaluations in low- & middle-income countries and humanitarian settings.

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate degree on statistics (or related subject) and will have good programming knowledge of one of the statistical languages, preferably R. The candidate will provide statistical support to the different projects, support grant applications, contribute to analysis of secondary data (including electronic health records) and explore relevant methodological approaches. Contributions to teaching of postgraduate students would also be expected. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is 0.8 FTE commencing as soon as possible for 12 months in the first instance.

The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 6 in the range £40,611 - £46,119 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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