Swansea University

Research Officer & Data Scientist - COVID Cardiova...

Job description

The Population Data Science group is home to leading Researchers & Data Scientists who focus on a range of projects and programmes that seek to improve services and people's lives through population data science research.


This post will be based at Swansea University and will work collaboratively with the Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) British Heart Foundation Data Science Centre (BHF DSC) on a programme of COVID Cardiovascular related research with an interdisciplinary research team across Wales and the UK. https://www.hdruk.ac.uk/helping-with-health-data/bhf-data-science-centre/


Applications are sought for applicants with skills and experience in routine data analysis (preferably in health or social care) and a background in any of the following areas/backgrounds: epidemiology, statistics, operational research, or related informatics backgrounds to work on research in statistical methodology and data science.


We are looking for a Research Officer & Data Scientist to join our team who will work closely with various stakeholders, organisations, and groups. Our team regularly collaborates as part of many funded research projects and programmes nationally and internationally.


The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.


We have an under-representation of men in the area of research and would particularly welcome applications from men for this position. We also have an under representation of individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will always be made on merit.


Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment. Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.

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