Systematic Reviewer (Cochrane)

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics

Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
Kadoorie Critical Care Research Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital

We are seeking a Systematic Reviewer to join Oxford Trauma group, within the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) based at the Kadoorie Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of collaborators from a number of groups.

As a Systematic Reviewer, you will conduct and deliver a suite of top quality, high profile Cochrane systematic reviews and you will fully engage in Cochrane’s peer-review process for the suite of Reviews and Overviews to ensure timely publication. You will collaborate in the preparation of the reports and articles and you will also occasionally present research results both – internally and externally. You will act as a source of information and advice on Cochrane systematic reviews to other members of the group.

You will hold a good first degree (first or upper class second) in a health related or scientific discipline. Demonstrable experience of delivering high quality systematic reviews 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), specific expertise and experience with the Cochrane Collaboration’s methodology and software knowledge (RevMan, GRADEPro) are desirable.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Monday, 9 October 2017. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 23 October 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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