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The  UK Health Forum (UKHF) is a well established and highly regarded UK alliance of national organisations concerned with the prevention of avoidable conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and cancer. 

The UKHF works at national, international and local levels to: undertake policy research, conduct epidemiological and economic analysis of disease burdens and the impact of interventions; provide information services; support capacity development and monitor government and industry actions and inactions. 

We are a small, diverse and dynamic London based charity. We have an ambitious five-year strategy and challenging goals to achieve. We frequently search for like-minded individuals that can drive us forward as we try to achieve our future plans.   




Current Vacancies

Data Analyst, UK Health Forum, UK London EC4Y

The UK Health Forum modelling team has been working for the last 12 years developing a micro-simulation model of lifestyle risk factors and related chronic diseases, which has been applied in over 70 national settings in the UK, US, Mexico, Brazil, the Russian Federation as well as local settings in the UK. The team has collaborated with the CDC, OECD, WHO and NICE. Details of their work are available at www.ukhealthforum.org.uk 

We are looking for an experienced data analyst with a deep interest in public health to join our small team of epidemiologists, programmers and researchers. The candidate should have the following skills:

Essential

  • Master’s in Epidemiology, Medical Statistics or Applied Statistics
  • Complex survey design and methods e.g. raking
  • Highly proficient in the use of statistical software such as STATA, R
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to accurately judge priorities
  • Highly proficient computer skills – Microsoft office
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Highly desirable

  • PhD in Epidemiology, Medical Statistics or Applied Statistics
  • High level of report writing and presentational skills 


Desirable

  • Skills in use of SQL database
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++
  • Past experience of statistical modelling
  • Publication track record
     

This is a full-time, one-year fixed term position with the possibility of further extended employment, subject to funding,  based at the UK Health Forum offices in Blackfriars, central London. The contract is subject to a three month probationary period.

The UK Health Forum (UKHF) is a UK alliance of national organisations working with and through our members for the prevention of avoidable chronic diseases and related conditions.

If you wish to apply, please complete the application form online here and email to laura.webber@ukhealthforum.org.uk or post to: Laura Webber, UK Health Forum, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8JX by Friday 17th August 2018. The interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd August 2018.

If you wish to discuss this position please contact Laura Webber in the first instance on 020 7832 6935.

Only eligible EU/Visa/Work Permit applicants need apply.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview.

No agencies please





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