MEDICAL STATISTICIAN.RESEARCH ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE.
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Salary: £23,661-£26,629 pa or £27,428-£35,788 pa
Limit of Tenure applies*
Applications are invited to take up an NIHR Senior Investigator's Research Methods Fellowship for a full-time Medical Statistician to be co-hosted by Prof Morris Brown (Clinical Pharmacology Unit) and Dr Chris Palmer (Centre for Applied Medical Statistics [CAMS], Department of Public Health and Primary Care) in the University of Cambridge. The post is specifically designed to provide an opportunity to develop and train for a career in medical statistics.
Within CAMS, the main duties will be to act as statistical consultant and collaborator to clinical researchers working in and around Cambridge, and can involve developing or participating in short course teaching on statistical issues to clinical researchers and other health-related backgrounds. The statistical focus of the Clinical Pharmacology Unit is in the design and analysis of clinical trials, particularly as applied to hypertension and cardiovascular outcome trials. The Fellow will be closely involved with the latter stages of the conduct and analysis of a series of three inter-linked 'PATHWAY' trials (PI: MJB, statistician: CRP) in hypertension. Skills and expertise in parallel group and crossover trials will be developed under supervision.
In summary, the Fellowship is an ideal opportunity to offer on-the-job training, with a balance between gaining experience across general medical statistics applications and with particular focus on clinical pharmacology studies.
The appointment will be at either Research Assistant or Research Associate level, depending upon prior qualifications and experience.It is anticipated the Fellow may or may not already possess a degree in Statistics or related field.
Further Particulars can be accessed from the Departmental Web Site www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/jobs.html
To apply, please send a full CV, covering letter and a completed CHRIS 6 Form (available from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/ ) to Mrs Marianne Blanc [log in to unmask] by email, or by post to: CAMS, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Cambridge CB2 0SR.
* The funds for this post are available for two years in the first instance.
Quote Reference: RH08513,Closing Date: 15 August 2011
Interview Date(s): w/c 29/08/2011
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