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Senior Research Associate in Geospatial Statistical Methods

Lancaster Medical School
Salary:   £34,189 to £39,609
Closing Date:   Sunday 21 July 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A2689

You will join the CHICAS research group in Lancaster University’s Medical School, to work with Prof Peter Diggle and colleagues on the development and application of spatial and spatio-temporal statistical methods for global public health applications. The role will involve frequent travel both within the UK and internationally to attend scientific and policy meetings, discuss the statistical needs of individual collaborative projects and present research results. 

This fixed-term post is available from 1 October 2019 to 28 February 2021, with the possibility of a later start by agreement, and possible extension subject to continued funding. 

CHICAS conducts research in biostatistics, statistical genetics, epidemiology and health informatics. The group currently includes 10 academic staff, 6 post-doctoral research associates and 17 PhD students. 

The Faculty provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education. Flexible working/part-time/job share applications will be considered.

For more information, see the CHICAS web-site: or contact Prof Peter Diggle,

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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