Statistician (Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network)
NUFFIELD DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, Centre for Tropical Medicine
Grade 7: Salary £29,099 - £35,788 p.a.
More than 500 million become severely ill with malaria every year and more than 1 million die from the effects of the disease. The Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), working with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will set up a global drug resistance information resource so that more of the right drugs can get to the right people at the right time, and the drugs will last longer. Details can be found on the website at http://www.wwarn.org/.
This exciting post will support the Clinical Module of WWARN, ensuring that the clinical database i) meets the requirement of the clinical team and other stakeholders, ii) works with the database architecture (designed in collaboration with the informatics team), and iii) allows cross-referencing between the Clinical, In Vitro, Molecular and Pharmacological Modules of WWARN. The successful candidate will develop a wide variety of research and analytical tools including but not limited to: clinical trial, meta-analysis and time-series analyses.
You will have a postgraduate qualification in data analysis or statistics (or equivalent work experience), and experience working with database developers. Experience of working with data from countries in Africa, Asia or Latin America is highly desirable.
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