Research Assistant / Associate (Statistics)
Centre for Trials Research
College of Biomedical & Life Sciences
The Centre for Trials Research (CTR) at Cardiff University is the largest group of academic clinical trials staff in Wales, and has earned full UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered status. The Centre tackles the big diseases and health concerns of our time, including growing resistance to antibiotics, early cancer diagnosis and how to eliminate health inequalities. It achieves this by forming partnerships with researchers and building lasting relationships with the public, whose participation is essential for the success of studies.
As part of our continued growth a new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant / Associate in Statistics to join CTR. The CTR is staffed by a range of experts, including statisticians, trial managers, data managers, database programmers, health professionals and quality assurance officers. These staff work with clinicians and research groups to develop and complete trials from the basic idea through to publication in high-quality journals and disseminating the final results at national and international conferences and meetings.
You will contribute to the design, management and analysis of research data for a range of trials within the CTR. Applicants should have experience of testing research hypotheses using statistical methods. To be appointed at grade 5 we are looking for someone educated to graduate or MSc level in a subject with substantial statistical content. To be appointed at grade 6 we are looking for someone educated to postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area (or with relevant experience) and who can be responsible for overseeing the statistical/scientific aspects of a range of trials in the portfolio of the CTR.
We will consider applicants wishing to work part-time or full time.
For informal queries, please contact Dr Rebecca Playle, Head of Health Services Research Statistics on tel: 02920 687516 or email [log in to unmask]
This post is full time (35 hours a week), available immediately and is open ended.
Salary: £27,025 - £31,302 per annum, (Grade: 5)
Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum, (Grade 6)
Date advert posted: Monday, 7 January 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 7 February 2019
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
Full details can be found on the Cardiff University academic vacancies website
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