Research Fellow – AR2227SB
School of Medicine
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine Salary: £34,304 - £37,467 per annum Start Date: 1st June 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter Fixed term: 27 months

Applications are sought for a committed Research Fellow to work with Prof Colin McCowan conducting research for a MRC/NIHR funded project entitled Multmorbid Pregnancy: Determinants, Clusters, Consequences and Trajectories (MuM-PreDiCT).  The primary duties will be to undertake research using routinely collected data provided by eDRIS around maternal and child health and support staff working on a number of other research projects.  The post holder will be responsible for managing the data provided to identify key information using robust and transparent programming methods in collaboration with the wider project team.  In addition, the development of a standardised protocol which could be implemented to manage and analyse the different datasets provided by the Safe Havens would be explored.  


The successful applicant will have (or be near to completion of) a PhD in epidemiology, computing, statistics or health data science with expertise in clinical data management, statistical analysis or machine learning.   


The post is available for 27 months starting 1st June 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.   


Further details on the project can be obtained by contacting Prof Colin McCowan (     


Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in research posts at the University.    


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online:  


Closing Date: 24 May 2022                  


Please quote ref: AR2227SB  


Further Particulars: AR2227SB FPs.doc



School of Medicine

Salary: £34,304 - £37,467 per annum

Start Date: 1st June 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter

Fixed term: 27 months