Job offer available in Scotland Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

We are seeking to recruit a post-doctoral Research Fellow in Medical Statistics using electronic medical record (EMR) data to join the dynamic and growing primary care/health data science team led by Professor Frank Sullivan in the School of Medicine. The post is 12 months full-time, and funded by project grant funding from the NHS and charities. The successful candidate will analyse data delivered from eDRIS to explore child and maternal outcomes following different modes of delivery for singleton breech babies in spontaneous preterm labour. Analysis of other datasets delivered from a Safe Haven for related projects may also be required.

You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, researchers, and computer scientists. As a medical statistician, you will have a master’s degree or PhD in a relevant discipline, and bring or be able to develop skills in data management, statistical analysis and reporting.

If you meet the requirements for this role, and want to apply your experience and knowledge to a rapidly expanding field in health data science, then please send informal enquiries to Professor Colin McCowan ( and include ‘Research Fellow in Medical Statistics’ in the subject line of your email.

The University of St Andrews is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at

We encourage applicants to apply online at, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack. 

Please quote ref: AR2215HM             

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).


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