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Vacancies within Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

There are currently 1 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology:

Title Closes Salary
Lead Urban Health Scientist March 19, 2018, noon Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.

Lead Urban Health Scientist

Closes: March 19, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>Are you an experienced postdoctoral researcher with an interest in urban health? Could you use this experience to help us create game-changing solutions for healthcare problems?</p><br> <p>The George Institute for Global Health, part of the Nuffield Department of Women&#8217;s and Reproductive Health, is looking for a Lead Urban Health Scientist to join the team as part of the Oxford Martin School&#8217;s prestigious program on Deep Medicine. The program is focused on solving high-impact healthcare problems, with the application of modern machine learning algorithms to large multi-modal (e.g. genetics, imaging, medical records) biomedical datasets.</p><br> <p>This position is part of the RCUK funded &#8216;PEAK Urban&#8217; programme and is available from 1 April 2018 for 3 years. You will join an international team of postdoctoral scholars within the PEAK Urban project, a 4-year, international, multidisciplinary GCRF programme involving Oxford researchers at Anthropology (COMPAS), the Mathematical Institute, Geography (Transport Studies Unit) and Medicine (George Institute/Deep Medicine), along with universities in China (Peking University), South Africa (University of Cape Town), India (Indian Institute for Human Settlements) and Colombia (EAFIT University). See for more details.</p><br> <p>Your responsibilities will include: taking a leadership role in the newly initiated PEAK Urban Health programme at Oxford; developing new research projects, alongside other Oxford and international experts involved in the PEAK Urban programme and the Deep Medicine programme; leading the acquisition of national, subnational or global datasets that enable the investigation of high-impact research questions, at the interface between data science, geography, public health and health services and collaborating with a network of international academics, and linking with policy-makers based in both governmental and non-governmental organisations.</p><br> <p>You will hold a doctorate (or near completion) in epidemiology, public health, global health or a related discipline, have a recognised research reputation supported by a publication record in high-ranking journals and have a good understanding of various quantitative research methodologies in at least one major domain of urban health. The ability to take lead responsibilities within a multidisciplinary team, to work independently and to show initiative are also essential.</p><br> <p>This position is full-time and fixed-term for 3 years. This post is available from 1 April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications for flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 19 March 2018. Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 23 March 2018.</p> </div>