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Position: Senior Biostatistician
Institution: University of Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will play a central role in Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit’s (CRCTU) research and educational activities. Biostatisticians play a central role in the Unit, actively liaising with clinical investigators, contributing to the design and conduct of clinical trials, being responsible for interim and final analysis of clinical trial data and having a key role in the presentation and publication of results. As academic members of the University, Biostatisticians contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level
Requirements: MSc or PhD in Statistics or relevant subject. Possess substantial previous experience of working as an applied medical statistician. Extensive experience in clinical trials, specifically trial design and writing of protocols and the analysis, reporting and publication of results. Extensive experience of applying and/or developing successful statistical models, techniques and methods, in particular in survival analysis. Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing statistical aspects of clinical trial research to deliver high quality results
   
Text: Senior Biostatistician - 57243 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now Full Time/Part Time Full Time Duration of Post Fixed term until 31 December 2019 Post is open to: External and internal candidates Grade 8 Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range £40,792 to £48,677. With potential progression once in post to £54,765 a year. Additional Information Informal enquires can be made to Professor Lucinda Billingham (L.J.Billingham@bham.ac.uk) or Dr Christina Yap (C.Yap@bham.ac.uk) Previous applicants need not apply Terms and Conditions Research and Analogous Staff (non-clinical) Job Purpose The post holder will play a central role in Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit’s (CRCTU) research and educational activities. Biostatisticians play a central role in the Unit, actively liaising with clinical investigators, contributing to the design and conduct of clinical trials, being responsible for interim and final analysis of clinical trial data and having a key role in the presentation and publication of results. As academic members of the University, Biostatisticians contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Person Specification The individual suitable for this post would have experience that is relevant to the design and analysis of clinical trials and would be capable of working independently as a statistician on trials. They would be expected to take the statistical lead in one or more key disease areas covered by the CRCTU within a fairly short time of appointment. Qualifications • MSc or PhD in Statistics or relevant subject • Possess substantial previous experience of working as an applied medical statistician Experience • Extensive experience in clinical trials, specifically trial design and writing of protocols and the analysis, reporting and publication of results • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing successful statistical models, techniques and methods, in particular in survival analysis • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing statistical aspects of clinical trial research to deliver high quality results • Knowledge of statistical packages • Experience in communicating statistical concepts to non-statisticians • Experience in writing reports and papers for publication Abilities and skills • Ability to lecture and present • Ability to work well both on own initiative and within a team • Evidence of good inter-personal, verbal and written communication skills • Aptitude to manage and mentor staff • Experience in novel trial methodology (if a candidate doesn’t have this experience, training can be given) Closing Date 22 Nov 2018 A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/57243.pdf Apply Now If you do not have Adobe software you can view the full job description by clicking here to download Adobe software free of charge. (This will take you to an external site). Email this vacancy to a friend University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK Tel: 0121 415 9000
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