Research Associate - Bristol Medical School

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Posted
Sep 24, 2020
Closes
Oct 20, 2020
Ref
145585
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The Musculoskeletal Research Unit in the Bristol Medical School is seeking an enthusiastic Research Associate to cover maternity leave to work full-time on a Wellcome collaborative grant 'The role of size, shape and structure of bones and joints, in explaining common musculoskeletal diseases'.

As the successful post holder, you will assist the project manager in the generation of DXA-derived phenotypes from scans obtained in participants of the UK Biobank imaging study. The main responsibility of being the post holder, will be to generate the phenotypic variables which will comprise hip shape and hip geometry (from hip DXA scans), knee shape (from knee DXA scans) and scoliosis (from whole body DXA scans) using software developed by the collaborators. In addition, the candidate will assist the project manager with data cleaning and linkage with the UK Biobank resource.

For informal queries please contact: Dr Monika Frysz monika.frysz@bristol.ac.uk

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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