Vacancy Research Fellow @CLAHRC_EM @Keele University

 Research Fellow: Arthritis and Long-Term Conditions

Post reference: RE15/08

Grade 8 (starting salary £39,685)

Five years Fixed-term post


The overall aim of this post is to work with the multidisciplinary research team to support the delivery of studies relevant to musculoskeletal problems in primary care, directly linked to the NIHR Research Professor of General Practice’s programme of research.

You will use quantitative methodology to analyse epidemiological data from survey and consultation based datasets and help to develop randomised clinical trials and other clinical studies in conjunction with the senior programme management team. Clinical areas will predominately focus on gout, polymyalgia rheumatic, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.

 You will have a PhD or equivalent in statistics, epidemiology, public health or quantitative research methods and possess in-depth experience in the design, conduct, analysis, write up, and presentation of quantitative research. You will have a track record of publication in high quality journals, work well within a multidisciplinary research team and have demonstrable organisation skills. Good time management skills and ability to work independently are also essential.

 If you would like to discuss this position further, please do not hesitate to contact Professor Christian Mallen (

 For full details and to apply, please visit:

Closing date: 23rd May 2015

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