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Post Doctoral Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate in End of Life Care

Lancaster Medical School
Salary:   £28,331 to £34,804
Closing Date:   Tuesday 28 January 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A2954

Please note: this job is only available to current employees of Lancaster University

Lancaster Medical School is offering an exciting research opportunity hosted between academic palliative medicine and The Centre for Health Informatics, Computation and Statistics (CHICAS) funded by Sir John Fisher Foundation. We are looking for a talented data analysist / epidemiologist for a two year Senior/Research Associate in End-of-Life Care.

The research project is to explore use of existing health data from South Cumbria and Lancashire to inform how the models of care provided for patients (especially those with non-cancer conditions) at the end of their lives should be shaped. 

We invite applications from enthusiastic individuals with experience in curating data and possess excellent statistical computing skills and the ability to analyse large database.

You will be expected to write and submit high-quality research papers, disseminate research results by giving talks and tutorials at conferences and other institutions, assist with preparing grant proposals, and undertake other research activities as needed. Please see Job Description for more details.

CHICAS is a vibrant and diverse research group within the Lancaster Medical School, comprising researchers in epidemiology, machine learning, statistical genomics and spatial and longitudinal statistics. The group has close ties to both the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and the Lancaster Data Science Institute, all of which have a reputation for excellence statistical and computational research.

Lancaster Medical School is a young medical school in a high-ranking, forward-looking university.Lancaster University is one of the top ten UK universities (The Complete University Guide 2018) and the Times International University of the Year 2020. Significant investment in the creation of a Health Innovation Campus, adjacent to the main campus, makes this an exciting time to join Lancaster University, with the move to the new £41 million first phase of building scheduled for Easter 2020.

Lancaster University is one of the top ten UK universities (The Complete University Guide 2018) and the Times International University of the Year 2020.

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.

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Amy Gadoud: a.gadoud@lancaster.ac.uk

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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