Medical Statistician, - Ref:1437343
Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre, UCL Cancer Institute
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £26,976- £31,614 per year, but this appointment is funded for 6 months only.
Duties and Responsibilities
The purpose of this post is to analyse data for a systematic review associated with smoking and cardiovascular disease (from observational studies), which have been extracted from published papers. Regression modelling will be used, and standard techniques for meta-analysis. There may also be an electronic search of the recent medical literature, reviewing abstracts, obtaining published papers, and extracting data from them. The post holder will also be in a position to learn more about clinical trials, and gain teaching experience (if they wish).
The postholder should be a graduate (B.Sc. or above) in epidemiology or medical statistics. Working knowledge of statistical analyses packages, regression, and Medline or PubMed is essential.
A job description and person specification can be accessed via the UCL website (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/), using reference number 1437343.
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If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Professor Allan Hackshaw ([log in to unmask] , 020 7679 9893).
For all queries regarding the application process please contact Louise Rusha ([log in to unmask], 020 7679 9898).
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
Closing Date: 24 Oct 2014
Latest time for the submission of applications: 5pm
Interview date: between 5 and 12 November 2014 (date TBC)
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
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