Applications are invited for two statisticians to work on a number of
statistical projects within the Centre for Cancer Prevention. The Centre
is at the forefront of research internationally into the prevention and
control of cancer. We have particularly active programmes of research
studying breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer prevention,
cancer screening and statistical methods for clinical trials and
While the post-holders will have the opportunity to be involved with
other activities of the Centre, the main duties of the posts include:
· To work on projects related to biomarkers in prostate cancer
and screening tests for cervix cancer;
· Studying the predictive value of dense patterns on breast
x-rays for breast cancer risk and the extent to which this is modifiable
with prevention agents;
· Assisting the Clinical Trials Unit with the statistical
aspects of design;
Applicants must have a degree or equivalent qualification in Statistics
or related quantitative field or post-graduate diploma or equivalent
qualification in Statistics. You must also have experience of working
with large data sets. The candidates will need to have excellent
communication and interpersonal skills, with a working knowledge of
statistical, mathematical and database packages, in particular STATA.
Knowledge and experience in bioinformatics would be a particular advantage.
Posts are full-time and fixed term until 31^st March 2014. Future
funding of the posts are determined by a 5-yearly performance review of
the entire research programme by Cancer Research UK. Starting salary
will be in the range £30,350 to £39,786 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 Peter Sasieni at
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*Details about the institute can be found at
**www.wolfson.qmul.ac.uk/ccp/* <http://www.wolfson.qmul.ac.uk/ccp/>* *
*Application enquiries should be directed to Charterhouse Square
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*To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on
**http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies** and search for reference QMUL0522.*
*The closing date for the applications is 12 noon (GMT) on 1^st
September 2011. *
*Interviews are expected to be held during w/c 12^th September 2011.*
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