DenTCRU Statistical Lead/Associate Professor in Medical Statistics & Health Data Science or Senior Statistician/Lecturer in Medical Statistics & Health Data Science

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7117150 (Ref.No. MHDEN1216)
Posted: December 2, 2022

Job Description

Do you have experience of medical statistics/biostatistics and health data science? Do you have excellent organisational and communication skills? Would you like to work as part of a small, friendly team delivering dentistry-related analytical & methodological research and health data science research on multiple long-term conditions involving oral & dental health?

In this exciting role you will be an important member of the Dental Translation & Clinical Research Unit’s (DenTCRU) team providing statistical leadership and you will contribute to methodological design and medical/biostatistical and health data analysis. You will work closely with the Chair in Translational & Applied health Research and Director of DenTCRU. You will carry out high quality analytical and methodological research alongside student education and contribute towards delivery of the School’s goals in translational research “from bench to patient and back again”.  

The Dental Translation & Clinical Research Unit (DenTCRU) in the School of Dentistry is seeking an enthusiastic team player with a broad background in statistical design and analytics able to support clinical evidence for the effectiveness of oral health treatments including medical devices. 

You will join our team and take responsibility for provision of high quality medical statistical design, analytics, and data mining / data linkage research to advance understanding of the relationship of oral health and systemic health in the context of improving the lives of those people affected by multiple long-term conditions. As you will work closely, interactively, and collaboratively with numerous stakeholders you will need good communication skills with the ability to explain complex methodological approaches in simple manner to non-experts, along with interpersonal and team working skills, with the ability to manage and meet deadlines. 

Contact information

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

Professor Sue Pavitt, DenTCRU Director 

Tel: + 44 (0)113 343 6985 Mobile: +44 (0)7514 623 081

Email: [email protected]

This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your career, your national and international profile and broaden your expertise through methodological research within a supportive and stimulating environment.

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education.  Within the Faculty of Medicine and Health we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community; people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability. 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  School of Dentistry
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 9
Salary:  £43,414 to £61,823 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 01 December 2022
Closing Date:  Thursday 08 December 2022
Reference:  MHDEN1216

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.