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Researcher in Genomic Discovery

Clinical Trial Service Unit

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Jan 2022
  • Salary: Grade 8: £42,149 - £50,296 per annum
  • REF: 155472
  • Closes: 16th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Researcher in Genomic Discovery

Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford

Grade 8: £42,149 – £50,296 per annum

The Oxford University Big Data Institute (BDI) is an interdisciplinary research centre aiming to develop, evaluate and deploy efficient methods for acquiring and analysing biomedical data at scale and for exploiting the opportunities arising from such studies. Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), a key partner in the BDI, contains world-renowned population health research groups and is an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary teaching and research.

As a Researcher in Genomic Discovery you will lead reproducible analyses using novel wearable-derived phenotypes in the context of cardiovascular disease. Your key duties will include developing research questions, and leading the conduct of their associated analyses, writing original research articles for peer-reviewed journals, presenting research at national and international conferences and raising research funds through grant applications and managing own area of a larger research budget.

To be considered, you will hold a DPhil/PhD in statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, or a closely related field and have experience in common statistical genetics/genetic epidemiology methods and applying genomic discovery methods in large-scale datasets. You will also have a strong publication record (including code) and the ability to independently manage a research project.

Informal enquiries are very welcome and should be addressed to Associate Professor Aiden Doherty (aiden.doherty@ndph.ox.ac.uk).

The position is full time (part time considered) and fixed term for three years.

The closing date for applications is noon on 16th February 2022.

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