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Research Assistant in (Epidemiology/ Data Science)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-019237

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 04/07/2022

Salary: £27,924 to £32,344 per annum depending on experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

Division: Division of Musculoskel & Dermatol Sci

Hours Per Week: Full time

Contract Duration: Fixed-Term starting 1 September 2022 until 31 August 2023 with possibility of extension following a successful probationary period.

School / Directorate: School of Biological Sciences

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic full-time Research Assistant to work on large MRC-funded project on improving treatment strategies for children and adults with psoriatic arthritis.

The Research Assistant post is open from September 1st 2022 to 31st August 2023, with possibility of extension following a successful probationary period. You will be based on Oxford Road, Manchester, alongside a large multi-disciplinary team of researchers and support staff within the Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis ( Flexible and hybrid work arrangements are welcome.

The post will involve systematic reviewing of literature, supporting and leading data storage, transfer and analyses, working with patient contributors, and presenting work at national and international scientific meetings.

You should have an undergraduate degree in a numerate discipline with health focus, or including numerate modules (e.g. epidemiology/biostatistics/data science), and experience in literature reviewing. A Master’s degree in a numerate discipline with health focus is desirable.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Stephanie Shoop-Worrall


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.​​​​​​​

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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