Research Assistant in Epidemiology and Public Health

University of Nottingham Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

Research Assistant (Fixed-term)

Closing Date
Tuesday, 1st December 2020
Job Type
Epidemiology & Public Health
£27511 to £30046 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The purpose of this role will be to join a team of researchers (clinical and methodologists) who are investigating the impact of having a cardiovascular event (strokes and heart attacks) on outcomes following surgery.  The data for the analyses originate from Hospital Episodes Statistics and national registries and are provided by NHS digital.  You will be expected to plan and conduct work using approaches or methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research, and will be responsible for helping to write up the work for publication.

You will join an established team, led by a Professor of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine and a Professor of Epidemiology & Medical Statistics and will work closely with a clinical research fellow on the project. 

You will be involved in all stages of the study design, data collation, data management/validation and manipulation, statistical analyses, and interpretation of the findings.  You will be supported in this work by a team of research with experience of this dataset and these analyses.  

This is a fixed-term post until 31 August 2021. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however applications are invited from candidates who wish to work part time, a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Tricia McKeever, tel: 0115 8231721 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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