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Senior Research Fellow in Health Data Analytics

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job posting number: #7086163 (Ref:MHLDA1035)

Posted: September 27, 2021

Job Description

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in statistical machine learning and health data analytics? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Fellow in Health Data Analytics to join the Survivorship and Multimorbidity Epidemiology Group led by Dr Marlous Hall. This post is available from November 2021 and offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing research team, working in the global priority research area of multimorbidity with the potential to drive significant improvements in health and healthcare.

You will be based within the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics and work within multi-disciplinary teams both internally and with external research partners at the Universities of Manchester, Oxford and Swansea and the Alan Turing Institute. You will be required to develop and apply novel tools and techniques for analysing longitudinal disease trajectories within large electronic healthcare record data and study real-life complex patterns of health and care across a number of disease areas as part of a funded research project.

You must have a PhD in statistics, machine learning, data science or a computational science related discipline with strong programming skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently with large and complex datasets.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Name: Dr Marlous Hall       

Email: m.s.hall@leeds.ac.uk 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award.  We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA)
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Working Time:  full-time 1.0fte
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 December 2023 - funded by external grant income)
Release Date:  Friday 24 September 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 08 October 2021
Reference:  MHLDA1035


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