Salary: competitive plus benefits

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

We have an exciting opportunity in our team for a Lead Epidemiologist .The responsibilities and required skills are as follows:

Primary responsibilities
  • Provide scientific and methodological expertise to teams and clients on various aspects of study and model design to address research questions
  • Epidemiological research using established methods and techniques
  • Provide methodological insights and expert review to support studies
  • Writing study protocols, statistical analysis plans and reports
  • Development of new disease model concepts and related co-morbidities
  • Managing up to 4 other staff members or external contractors, both at the project level and as a line manager
  • Carrying out simulation modelling, analysis and validation using our bespoke platform
  • Communicate regularly with your line manager and team regarding your progress.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand analysis and output needs, being the link between user need and technical development.
  • Work closely with colleagues to deliver HealthLumen’s strategy and new software platform
  • Lead on ensuring quality assurance of data inputs and outputs
  • Work closely with our technical team to develop R-based automation tools and infographics
  • Supporting new business development via proposal writing and attending meetings
  • Develop abstracts, manuscripts and / or presentations to conferences for projects
  • Additional tasks commensurate with your skillset.
  • 4+ years experience of working in the field of epidemiology, with knowledge of non-communicable disease epidemiology, ideally within the private sector (life sciences)
  • Experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of mathematical modelling
  • Working knowledge of R
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Understanding, and ability to use, a range of research methods
  • Data cleaning, management and manipulation skills
  • Knowledge and use of data visualisation software
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strong project and programme management skills
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
Desirable skills/experience
  • PhD in epidemiology, or related field
  • MSc in epidemiology, or related field, plus sufficient experience relevant to this role
Personal qualities
  • Self-motivated and able to work by initiative
  • Well organised
  • Flexibility
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Desire to be part of a small but growing health tech company
  • Ability to adapt quickly to rapidly changing priorities
Working practices

This role is based in London. However, we will consider candidates who wish to work remotely but who are willing to attend regular meetings for 2-3 days a month in London.

To apply, please send CV and covering letter to Sue Connolly:

Closing date for applications: 9th July 2021

Start date: August/September