Systematic Reviewer (Health Technology Assessment)

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

We are seeking a Systematic Reviewer to join the (Knee Research Group) in Oxford which is part of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) based in the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford. The project is collaboration between the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick and is funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment programme. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of collaborators from a number of groups.


As a Systematic Reviewer, you will support the conduct and delivery of a series of high quality and high profile systematic reviews of the effectiveness of surgery for early osteoarthritis of the hip and knee joint in a timely fashion. You will work closely with the senior lead systematic reviewer and will co-present and discuss the project methodology with the research team and, where appropriate, adapt the methodology to align with the highest methodological rigor and the research team’s advice. You will collaborate in the preparation of reports and articles, and present research results both internally and externally if required.


You will hold a good first degree (first or upper class second) in a health related or scientific discipline. Demonstrable previous experience of delivering high quality systematic reviews and evidence of strong analytical skills is essential as is: strong IT literacy, excellent communication skills and an ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams and independently. A postgraduate degree (or equivalent professional experience in relevant field) and content expertise in the management of people with osteoarthritis are desirable.


This is a full-time fixed-term appointment until 31 January 2021. Please note it would not be possible to start before 1 August 2019.


You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Monday 3 June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-140685

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