Statistical Research Assistant/Fellow in Palliative Care

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Short info about job

Company: University of Leeds

Salary: £26,495 to £38,833 p.a.

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1303 2772918

Fax: +44-1483 2369445

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Statistical Research Assistant/Fellow in Palliative Care. Terms and conditions vacancy

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

You will undertake statistical analysis of the Office of National Statistics National Survey of Bereaved People (VOICES) to identify risk factors for poor end of life care, supervised by Dr Cheryl Craigs and Professor Mike Bennett.

The VOICES data represent end-of-life experiences of deceased adults in England collected using a questionnaire sent to a random sample of family members or friends who registered the death. Currently five years of data are available (2011 to 2015), representing over 110,000 records.

You will take the lead in the development of the analyses and writing reports for publication. You will have a first degree and ideally a PhD (or close to completion) in statistical analysis and have experience of analysis of health related datasets. 

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

Mike Bennett, St Gemma’s Professor of Palliative Medicine

Tel: 44 (0)113 343 6949 (Lynn Auty, PA), email: [email protected]

Further information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016. 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 CampusFaculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & HealthSchool/Institute: Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)Section: Academic Unit of Palliative CareGrade: Grade 6 to Grade 7Salary: £26,495 to £38,833 p.a.             A maximum of £34,520 can be offered due to funding restrictionsContract Type: Fixed Term (6 months)

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