Monday, 22 June 2015

Job advert

This is an interesting post just advertised at Imperial College London by Marta.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Research Associate in Biostatistics
Salary: £33,410 to £42,380 per annum

Duration: 3 years fixed term

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher with a PhD in statistics, biostatistics or a related quantitative subject to join the research team at the national MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health ( The post is based within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and will be line managed by Dr Marta Blangiardo.

The post holder will work on the MRC methodology funded grant: “A general framework to adjust for missing confounders in observational studies” to develop a Bayesian statistical approach to integrate different sources of data and to use the propensity score for missing data imputation in the context of epidemiological observational studies. This is a collaborative project between Imperial College, LSHTM and Cambridge MRC-BSU.
You should have a thorough working knowledge of Bayesian modelling and some experience of working with spatial statistics and of analysing epidemiological/biomedical data. Familiarity with R/BUGS is essential. You should be motivated and extremely organised with experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams.

This full-time post is based at the St Mary’s Campus, Paddington and will be fixed term for three years. For informal enquiries please contact Dr Marta Blangiardo: preferred method of application is online via our website at (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number SM137-15AL.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email to request an application form. Closing date: 22nd July 2015 (midnight BST)

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