The post holder will have a varied role working as part of a multidisciplinary team on the statistical development, oversight and analysis of a number of multi-centre phase II/III and biomarker-directed cancer clinical trials within ICR-CTSU’s portfolio and analysis of related translational research projects
Post-graduate qualification in statistics or degree in statistics and practical experience in medical statistics. A sound understanding of the concept of randomised clinical trials. Applying statistical methods to real data. Survival analysis methods. A desire to apply existing and novel statistical methods to the requirements of a diverse range of statistical problems. Working knowledge of statistical software (e.g. STATA, R, SAS, nQuery). Excellent knowledge of PC based Windows and Microsoft Office software. Excellent written and spoken English. Effective oral and written communication skills. The post holder will be required to communicate statistical concepts and the scientific rationale for randomised clinical trials to clinicians and other health care professionals. Excellent organisational and time management skills; ability to work to deadlines and organise and prioritise both personal and project workload. Ability to work accurately, with a strong attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate liaison with colleagues and trial collaborators. Ability to draft relatively routine correspondence and newsletters. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to project a positive and professional image of the ICR-CTSU both to ICR and external collaborators. Ability to maintain adherence to written procedures and clinical and regulatory standards applicable to ICR-CTSU clinical trials. Right to work in the UK
Medical Statistician Closing Date 16/11/2018, 23:55 Location Sutton Division Clinical Studies Team Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit Vacancy Type Full time Type of Contract Fixed Term Length of Contract 3 years Hours per Week 35 Salary Range £30,715 - £43,634 The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and discovered many of the early chemotherapy drugs. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. The ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Our unique partnership with The Royal Marsden and ‘bench-to-bedside’ approach allows us to create and deliver results in a way that other institutions cannot. Together we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission - to make the discoveries that defeat cancer. Vacancy Description Do you like the challenge of complex datasets? Do you want variety in your work and opportunities to apply your statistical knowledge across a number of therapeutic areas in oncology? Would you like to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team and with like-minded statisticians? ICR's Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) is looking for statisticians to join the Unit based at its offices in Sutton, Surrey. You will be a motivated statistician and will work on the statistical development, oversight and analysis of a number of multi-centre phase II/III clinical trials and/or associated translational biomarker research studies cross our national and international portfolio. The successful applicant/s will have a post-graduate qualification in statistics or a first degree in statistics and practical experience in medical statistics, a sound understanding of randomised controlled trials and experience with survival analysis methods and applying statistical methods to real data. Good communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English, are essential to liaise with multi-disciplinary team members across multiple studies. You should also be happy to work individually as well as part of a wider team. In addition, working knowledge of statistical software (e.g. Stata, R) is required. Applications should be made via the e-recruitment system on the ICR website. When applying please upload your CV and a supporting statement outlining why you would be suitable for this position including how you meet the person specification and give the names and contact details of two referees. For more details please click on the link for the job description and person specification below. To apply, please click on the Apply button below and follow the instructions. Closing Date: 16th November 2018 We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff. Funded by Cancer Research UK Job Description and Person Specification File upload field, to activate press space bar Job Description & Person Spec Medical Stats 20181001.docx Converted file Additional Documentation for Candidates
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