University of Leicester - Clinical Trials Unit
Salary details: Grade 6 (£27,285 to £31,604) or Grade 7 £33,518 to £38,833 pro rata dependent on experience
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to join a Clinical Trials Unit that is going places. Established in 2009, Leicester Clinical Trials Unit (LCTU), a UKCRC registered unit has a growing portfolio of clinical trials in a wide range of clinical areas, including cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory, diabetes and mental health. LCTU employs a multidisciplinary team including clinicians, statisticians, trial management staff, quality officers, database developers, programmers and administrators.
Medical Statisticians play a key role in the delivery of statistical aspects of conduct, analysis, reporting and interpretation of clinical research within the LCTU portfolio. You will work closely with Chief Investigators, colleagues within the LCTU team and other external collaborators to provide expert statistical input to the development of high quality funding applications and delivery of high impact clinical trials and other high-quality studies.
At Grade 7 you will also undertake an element of independent research, resulting in contributions in journals and conference presentations.
Holding a postgraduate qualification in medical statistics you will demonstrate expertise in a range of quantitative research methods and statistical analysis software. Outstanding communication and problem solving skills are essential in order to communicate complex issues to non-specialists. Experience working in applied research as a medical statistician with a track record of peer reviewed publications is expected for the higher grade role.
Full-time, although part-time to a minimum of 0.8FTE (30 hours per week) would be considered.
Fixed term contract until 31 March 2020.
Interviews are anticipated to take place on 15 August 2018.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Cassey Brookes on [log in to unmask]
More information and how to apply is available here (https://jobs.le.ac.uk/vacancies/167/medical-statistician.html)
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