• Posted on: 09th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1881627
  • Closes: 26th January 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is an independent, international and multi-disciplinary research collaboration based out of the UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH). The collaboration brings together over 35 academic and UN institutions from every continent, tracking the worlds response to climate change and the health implications of action and inaction.

We are now seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Statistics and Data to provide analytical analysis support to the collaborations key academic outputs. Working with the projects academic experts, the postholder will support the advancement of data and methods for the Lancet Countdowns outputs; coordinate its annual indicator assessment and peer-review; and conduct novel analysis on the links between health and climate change to further support the Lancet Countdowns communications outreach and policy engagement work. The postholder will also have the opportunity to develop and expand a research program in the field of climate change and health in support of the overall Lancet Countdown aims and personal career development.

The post is available immediately until July 2023 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in statistics, medical statistics, epidemiology or equivalent relevant experience. They will need a good working knowledge of epidemiological concepts and techniques as well as experience working with large databases including geospatial data. A strong familiarity with quantitative methods used in public health and/or environmental sciences and data design and visualisation skills are also essential as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact igh.hr@ucl.ac.uk.

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We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

26 Jan 2022

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