"Research Fellow in Operational Research/ Advanced Analytics" job, jobs
University of Southampton21. September 2017
Location: Southampton General Hospital Salary: £29,799 to £36,613 Pro rata per annum Full Time Fixed Term Closing Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 917917BN Research Fellow (2 Posts) ERE4 You will work within the Data Science Hub and benefit from collaboration with our dedicated team of data scientists, operational researchers, medical statisticians and other quantitative researchers. The data science team has undertaken a range of short and long-term research projects. Your primary role will be working on applied modelling research in collaboration with our partner organisations including the NHS. This is an exciting opportunity for modellers interested in applied and methodological research to improve health service delivery. A general grounding in mathematical modelling, coding and analysis of complex data are essential for the role. Candidates will also need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with people from outside of a research environment. We are particularly keen to attract modellers with interests or skills in one or more of the following areas; vehicle routing and scheduling, facility location, simulation methods, and machine learning. The Data Science Hub provides a unique opportunity for a modeller who is interested in making analytics and data science work within a health and social care system. The team aims to make data science workable for the NHS. Applicants will be an expected to work both independently and as part of a team. We encourage applications from any candidate that feels they can make an impact in this area. All candidates with a background in applied quantitative or computational sciences are welcome to apply. CLAHRC* Wessex aims to improve the health of people in Wessex and the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. Through a world leading programme of applied health research and increased engagement of stakeholders (patients, providers, commissioners) we aim to bring about a stepped change in innovation and the integration of and pathways of care for long term conditions. With a focus on local NHS priorities of care quality and reducing hospital admissions/re-admissions activities centres on six research and implementation themes:- - Achieving sustainable improvements in respiratory health through integrated care - Ageing and Dementia: improving routine clinical care - Delivering high quality fundamental care in hospital - Public Health and primary care:- targeting antibiotic use and preventing chronic liver disease - Patient engagement with self-directed support for long term condition management - Minimally disruptive healthcare: complexity, patient experience and organisational behaviour The Post is fixed term until 31/12/2018 with the possibility of extension to 2019 ( a contract for extended funding is currently under negotiation). Potential applicants are welcome to contact Dr Tom Monks for an informal discussion. . *Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Application procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at . The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sarah Foster (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 917917BN on all correspondence.
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