Medical Statistician


Cancer Sciences


Location:  Southampton General Hospital

Salary:   29,301 to 36,001 per annum

Full Time Fixed Term

Closing Date:   Monday 10 April 2017

Interview Date:   Friday 28 April 2017

Reference:  774816CM-R



The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) is a UK Cancer Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered unit, and was set up in 2006 to design and conduct academically led clinical trials. The Unit employs trial managers, trial coordinators, data managers, statisticians and regulatory staff. It has a close relationship with the Research Design Service South Central office in the Faculty of Medicine and with other registered Trials Units across the UK. We manage several high quality multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice, and we have close links with the MRC Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), London.  The Unit is core funded by Cancer Research UK and has CTU support funding from the NHS National Institute for Health Research and is based at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.


We have an exciting opportunity to work within the CTU. You will work with the Senior Statistician and the trial teams and will take responsibility for trial analysis plans and interim and final trial analyses while developing expertise in study design and grant application writing. Candidates should have suitable experience in statistics or another relevant discipline. In addition, you should be familiar with either STATA or SAS, have good communication skills, possess initiative, and be able to work effectively within a team.


The position is available on a 1 year fixed-term contract in the first instance. The salary offered within the range will depend on experience. The post is available on a full time basis and will be based within Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) at Southampton General Hospital.


For informal discussions please contact Jane Robertson Tel: 023 8120 3777


Please visit the CTU website at


You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jennifer Dickson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 774816CM-R on all correspondence.

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