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Position: Medical Statistician (Clinical Trials)
Institution: University College London
Department: MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking to recruit enthusiastic statisticians, to play a central role in ground-breaking clinical trials and observational studies. The opportunities encompass statistical input and support for high profile, international clinical trials and cohort studies in infections, to speed up the evaluation of treatments for patients’ ultimate benefit
   
Text: Medical Statistician (Clinical Trials), - Ref:1783723 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL Location of position London Grades 6-7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 6B ?30,922 - ?32,607 Grade 7 ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annuum Duties and Responsibilities The MRC Clinical Trials Unit at University College London is amongst the country?s foremost clinical trials units and is a centre of excellence for carrying out challenging and innovative studies, and developing and implementing new methodologies. The Unit undertakes world-class research, and we are committed to strengthening and expanding the evidence base for healthcare both nationally and internationally, delivering innovative research that can really make a difference. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic statisticians, to play a central role in ground-breaking clinical trials and observational studies. The opportunities encompass statistical input and support for high profile, international clinical trials and cohort studies in infections, to speed up the evaluation of treatments for patients? ultimate benefit. These posts are funded for 2 years in the first instance. Key Requirements These roles involve working within friendly multi-disciplinary teams on studies within the CTU?s Infections themes. The studies include: SURE, a recently funded trial of TB meningitis in children and other TB trials; the ODYSSEY trial, a treatment trial in HIV-infected children, and other newly-funded paediatric HIV trials; and the European Pregnancy and Paediatric HIV Cohort Collaboration (EPPICC), which is a collaboration of 17 paediatric HIV cohorts across Europe and Thailand. The successful candidates will work either on trials or observational studies, or a combination of both, depending on interest, skills and experience. They will be part of a wider group of junior and senior statisticians working at the Unit, for whom there are opportunities for skills and career development, both in terms of statistics and more broadly in terms of research careers. ? Responsibility for statistical aspects of the studies, including developing statistical analysis plans, conducting analyses, preparing and presenting reports, interpreting results, preparing conference abstracts and papers for peer reviewed journals. ? Day to day management of statistical aspects of the studies ? Provision of statistical advice on the development of new research proposals ? For newly funded proposals - assisting in the development of case report forms, standard operating procedures for data mergers (for cohort studies), specifications for analysis datasets, and the study database. ? Developing knowledge of the biology and epidemiology of relevant disease areas. ? Working on methodological problems, in collaboration with interested colleagues, and depending on personal interest. ? Participating in teaching and in the statistical review of papers. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Carole Booth, HR Manager ( carole.booth@ucl.ac.uk ) to arrange an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Debbie Ford ( deborah.ford@ucl.ac.uk ) or Angela Crook ( angela.crook@ucl.ac.uk ) for the SURE study or Odyssey trail and Ali Judd ( a.judd@ucl.ac.uk ) for the EPPICC study. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 2 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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