Postdoctoral Research Associate - Statistics for Health Technology Assessment

University of Exeter
February 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,982
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Salary will be from £32,982 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Statistics for Health Technology


Job description

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

This externally grant funded post is available immediately on a fixed term contract to 31st March 2027. There may be the potential for contract renewal depending on funding.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements. Candidates interested in hybrid working will also be considered.

The post

The Faculty wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate in statistics for HTA to support the work of Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG).

The successful applicant will support statistical aspects of clinical and cost effectiveness as part of health technology assessment projects.

Key tasks associated with this role include appraisal and development of network meta-analyses; appraisal of statistical methods used in clinical trials (in particular survival analysis and related methods); and working alongside health economists and economic modellers to develop and refine statistical inputs to economic models

About you

The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and be able to help prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will be educated to PhD level or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study. Applicants with an MSc plus equivalent experience who are able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes will also be considered.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career

  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector-leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a fertility treatment policy.

  • Flexible and hybrid working policies to ensure that staff produce excellent research while maintaining a positive work-life balance

  • A friendly, supportive and passionate team of colleagues
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon
  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    For further information please contact Prof Ed Wilson, e-mail [email protected].

    The closing date for completed applications is 18th February 2024. Interviews are expected to take place w/b 4th March 2024

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