National Heart Forum: Research Associate Computational Modelling

National Heart Forum

Research Associate (Computational Modelling)

The National Heart Forum has recently secured a contract to further develop the micro-simulation model originally developed for the Foresight Obesity Programme.

We are now looking for a person/persons to support the existing team of three, currently comprising a Professor of Epidemiology, mathematician/computer expert and project manager/public health policy researcher.

We anticipate that the ideal person should be a post-graduate have an interest in public health particularly though not essentially in primary prevention. It is essential that candidates should be able to write computer code ideally in C++ but someone with significant aptitude in other languages may be considered. They should have a good working knowledge of statistical and/or epidemiological methods and to be able to work flexibly as part of a small team. The position is initially funded for two years and will, we anticipate offer significant opportunities for journal publication/career advancement.

We offer attractive terms and conditions and a salary of £30-35k, depending on qualifications and experience.

The National Heart Forum (NHF) is a UK alliance of national organizations working with and through our members to the prevention of avoidable coronary heart disease and related conditions,

If you wish to apply please send a covering letter and a cv to [email protected] or by post to Tim Marsh, National Heart Forum, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9LG by December 12th.

If you wish to discuss this post please contact Tim Marsh on 020 7383 7638

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