Contract: Fixed term - 2 years
Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Employer: Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, Greater London
Salary: £34,961 - £48,515 pa inc hcas
Closing: 30/08/2019 23:59
An exciting opportunity has arisen for statisticians / senior statistician
(band 6/7) to join the Royal Marsden Clinical Trials Unit (RM CTU) which
supports the Royal Marsden’s large, varied and innovative portfolio of
studies ranging from early to late phase trials, and from simple to complex
The Royal Marsden is a world leader in cancer research, treatment and
education. Together with our academic partner, The Institute of Cancer
Research (ICR), we are the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe
and the only National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical
Research Centre (BRC) specialising in cancer in the UK.
The RM CTU is currently employing a team of 9 statisticians and wishes to
expand its statistical team further following our full accreditation from
the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Registered Clinical Trials
Units Network. RM CTU supports the Research Themes of the only cancer
specific Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).
We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated team members to
contribute to the statistical and methodological considerations in study
design and analysis of cancer clinical trials and studies. We are offering
flexible working hours, excellent NHS pension and many opportunities for
training and career development.
• The statistician/ senior statistician (band 6/7) will provide support and
advice relating to statistical and analytical aspects for all Royal Marsden
clinical trials working actively as a trial team member along with
clinicians, trial managers and database programmers.
• A post-graduate qualification in medical statistics is required (or
• Experience in STATA, and/or SAS/ SPSS is essential and experience in
clinical trial data management systems would be desirable.
• For the senior role, extensive experience in clinical trials is essential
and familiarity with the regulatory environment surrounding clinical trials
You should also have:
• A flexible but organized approach to work with the ability to work under
pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
• The ability to work independently, as well as part of a small
multi-disciplinary trial team and with colleagues across more than clinical
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• For the senior/lead roles experience in line management is desirable.
The vacancies are full-time, funded initially for two years with the
possibility of extension, primarily based in Sutton with occasional travel
to the Chelsea site.
Potential interview date 16th September
Further details / informal visits contact: Clare Peckitt (
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