Postdoctoral Scientist (Investigator Scientist or Career Development Fellow)
To contribute to a programme of research within the MRC Biostatistics Unit Hub for Trials Methodology Research programme. The Hub promotes the effective linking of methodology and application, so that its trials methodology research is focused on important problems in applied studies, and that new and ongoing trials have access to the best possible methodological support. The Hub will develop strong linkages with existing programmes in the Biostatistics Unit.
The post-holder will be expected to play a major role in the work of the research group, through the conduct of research (independently and as a team player), introduction of new ideas; dissemination of research results; and support and training of others.
The post-holder will need the ability to write reports and scientific papers, and be able to communicate these ideas effectively. The post-holder must have a sound knowledge of statistical software and be able to plan and manage tasks. The post-holder must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
This post will be appointed as a Career Development Fellow or Investigator Statistician based on experience.
Starting salary will be in the range of £26,022-£29,324 per annum.
Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk <https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk/> and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC12564.
Closing date: 1st March 2011
Interview date: 18th March 2011
This position is subject to pre-employment screening
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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