Research Fellow

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

January 3, 2022


Research Fellow (Epidemiology and Data Science) AIM Study Primary Care Research Centre

Location: Aldermoor Health Centre Salary: £31,406 to £38,587 Per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 24 months Closing Date: Monday 03 January 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1547121LG-R

Applications are welcomed in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton for a Research Fellow position in Epidemiology and Data Science. The position is based at Aldermoor Health Centre in the Primary Care Research Centre and remote working will also be considered.

The project aims to develop and validate population clusters that consider health and social care determinants and subsequent need for people with multiple long-term conditions (MLTC-M), within several large primary care national databases, and social care datasets. Our research uses data-driven artificial intelligence methods that will be compared to traditional statistical approaches in establishing key biological, psycho-social, economic and environmental variables in the delivery of integrated and tailored health care. This programme of work is funded by the NIHR.

The post-holder will conduct cohort analysis of big data. The successful applicant will be educated to degree level and must have a PhD or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant subject (Epidemiology, Medical or Social Statistics, Bioinformatics, Data science or equivalent). You will have advanced epidemiology and statistical skills, experience of carrying out cohort analysis using STATA, M-Plus or R. Previous experience of primary care databases (such as CPRD, SAIL or Q-Research) is essential.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given

The post is offered on a full-time, fixed term contract for a period of 24 months. Part-time or job share working will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Hajira Dambha- Miller at:

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https: // The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email Please quote reference 1547121LG-R on all correspondence

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