Cochrane seeks Methods Support Unit Manager - UK

Cochrane seeks Methods Support Unit Manager

Specifications: Permanent
Salary: £52,000 per annum
Location: UK
Application Closing Date:  27 June 2022

The Evidence Production and Methods Directorate in Cochrane is made up of three departments that are responsible for the efficient and timely publication of high-quality systematic reviews in the Cochrane Library. One of the three departments is the Methods and Evidence Synthesis Development team.

The Methods Support Unit (MSU) sits in the Methods and Evidence Synthesis Development team. The MSU provides hands on statistical and methods support to people preparing Cochrane systematic reviews. As lead for the Methods Support Unit, you will be responsible for ensuring that people preparing reviews for publication in the Cochrane Library have access to current advice about the implementation of systematic review methods, including searching, statistical analysis, and bias assessment. The team comprises a Systematic Review Methodology Editor, a Statistical Editor and an Information Specialist. Additional budget will be made available to fund additional methods expertise as may be required.

The Methods Support Unit Manager will be responsible for ensuring that methodological and statistical queries from the Evidence Synthesis Development Editors, Editorial Service or Cochrane Support Team are addressed. The role will require a formal qualification related to systematic review methods.

How to apply

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  • The deadline to receive your application is by 27 June 2022. 
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Tuesday, June 14, 2022