CPRD Senior Researcher - £53,101 p/a + benefits

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Thanks for your interest in the CPRD Senior Researcher - £53,101 p/a + benefits position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 8 open jobs by clicking here.

The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Excellent organisational skills, with a proven ability to manage and deliver multiple projects on time and to budget. Capable of working under pressure and making decisions with a high degree of autonomy when required.
  • PhD in epidemiology, medical statistics or a related discipline.
  • Excellent knowledge of epidemiological and statistical techniques and study design.
  • In depth understanding of the challenges involved in using electronic health records in public health research, including the use of Stata and/or R. Familiarity with research using primary care data.
  • Knowledge of regulation and governance of using electronic health records for research within the English and devolved administration’s legal, ethical and governance environments
  • Track record in publishing epidemiological research analysing large electronic health records databases.
  • Experience in data characterisation and developing tools to add value to, or analyse, complex datasets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with experience in presenting research, writing study protocols, and drafting strategic papers and manuscripts for publication
  • Good team player, working closely with colleagues to deliver organisational objectives. Self-motivated, with a strong sense of personal accountability, ensuring tasks, projects and issues are appropriately dealt with to their successful delivery or conclusion



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Please ensure all application questions are completed in full; your application may not be considered if any responses are left blank. Please note that applications are blind, and your CV will not be accessible to Hiring Managers during the reviewal of applications.



Closing date: 17th January 2021



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Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Our process requires that you apply through our careers site, where you will be asked to complete your application and answer some competency based questions. Applicants are assessed on whether they meet any mandatory requirements as well as the necessary skills and experience for the role. Applicants are scored on their competency answers so please ensure you have read these thoroughly and allow sufficient time. You can view the competencies for this role in the job description.



In accordance with the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles our recruitment and selection processes are underpinned by the requirement of selection for appointment on the basis of merit by a fair and open competition. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should firstly contact Mira Mepa, Head of Recruitment and Operations, Mira.Mepa@mhra.gov.uk.



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