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Senior Research Associate in Biostatistics

We are seeking a statistician to join the Tropical Disease Epidemiology research group within the Centre for Health Informatics and Statistics (CHICAS, at the Lancaster University Medical School. You will work with Dr Emanuele Giorgi and Prof Peter Diggle on the development and application of spatial and spatio-temporal statistical methods for global public health applications. You will also contribute to several ongoing applied projects in collaboration with leading experts in the World Health Organization, Task Force for Global Health and other international health research institutes.

You should hold a PhD or equivalent qualification in statistics. You should also demonstrate a capacity for methodological research in geospatial statistical methods and their application to population health research.

You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is due to come to an end on 31 August 2023.

The Faculty provides a research environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements including working week and days/hours worked, flexible start and finish times or condensed hours and welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

For more information, contact Dr Emanuele Giorgi at

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

Early career faculty
Lancaster University
United Kingdom
Closing date
August 22nd, 2021
Posted on
August 2nd, 2021 10:10
Last updated
August 2nd, 2021 10:10