Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
CR-UK Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics & Statistics
Statistician / Epidemiologist
The CR-UK Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics in the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, has a vacancy for a part-time Statistician / Epidemiologist.
The post will be within the Department of Health funded Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis. This is a multi-centre venture with seven collaborating institutes.
The post will involve both primary research and reviewing of published results within the Unit’s programme. A major component will be the estimation of benefits and harms of the UK Cancer Screening Programmes. This will include extension of the case-control audit of the cervical screening programme to the breast and bowel cancer screening programmes. This will entail working with large data sets from different agencies and liaison with colleagues in those agencies. Applicants should have a degree in statistics or related discipline, and preferably a postgraduate qualification, have good oral and written communication skills and be a good team worker.
The post is part-time (50% FTE) and fixed-term until 31st December 2014. Starting salary will be in the range £30,229 - £35,532 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Stephen Duffy at [log in to unmask] or on 020 7882 3535.
Further details and an application form can be found at www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies
Completed application forms, quoting QMUL0337, should be returned by email to [log in to unmask] or by post to: Whitechapel Recruitment/Charterhouse Square Recruitment, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, c/o SMD Management Offices, The Lodge House, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ.
The closing date for the applications is 12:00 midnight (GMT) on 25th February 2011.
Interviews are expected to be held during w/c 7th March 2011.
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