JOB: Grade 8 Research Fellow to work on methodology for clinical prediction models

We have an exciting opportunity for a statistician or data scientist to join us working on clinical prediction model research, within Prof Richard Riley’s research group at the University of Birmingham.

Research Fellow in Biostatistics (Grade 8, full time, fixed term up to March 2025)

Institute of Applied Health Research, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Starting salary of £45,585 to £54,395 with potential progression once in post to £61,198


Role Summary

  • Plan, conduct and deliver research to improve methods for clinical prediction model research
  • Communicate and disseminate methodology innovation to stakeholders through CPD courses, workshops, publications and conferences
  • Produce and apply Stata, R or Python software module to implement and test methods
  • Initiate and conduct original research which has measurable outcomes and is reflected in a growing national and often incipient international reputation
  • Plan, design and co-ordinate research activities and programmes
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies
  • Publish results of own research
  • Supervise PhD students
  • Contribute to the Department/School through management/leadership
  • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement activities, widening participation, schools outreach or similar activities at Department/School level or further within the University

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For informal enquiries, contact Richard Riley (

Applications will be accepted up until 23:59 on 21st September 2023.