This vacancy closes today!

*Lancaster UniversityMathematics & Statistics*
*Salary:* £26,537 to £37,768
*Closing Date:* Wednesday 23 March 2016
*Reference:* A1467

We are seeking applications for a 3-year (Senior) Research Associate post
to work within the Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics (MPS) Research
Unit ( in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
at Lancaster University. The Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research
Unit is directed by Prof Thomas Jaki and undertakes collaborative research
with the pharmaceutical industry and medical research institutes.

The post is offered for a three year period in the first instance and we
are seeking researchers with an interest in time-to-event/survival data
analysis. MPS is funded by grants from the MRC North West Hub for Trials
Methodology Research (NWHTMR) and the network of Hubs (, the Medical Research Council and
various pharmaceutical companies. The NWHTMR is a collaboration between the
Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster, Manchester and Bangor in which the
Unit leads the theme on the design and analysis of early phase clinical

You will work on methods for survival data, provide support for trials
implementing novel designs and become involved in professional development
courses associated with your expertise.

Experience of teaching and programming skills using software such as R are
desirable, but training on these aspects of the job can be provided.

Starting date: 1 June 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This appointment will be to either a Senior Research Associate (Grade 7) or
a Research Associate (Grade 6).

Informal enquires can be addressed to Prof Thomas Jaki (
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