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Position: Senior Research Fellow or Associate Professor in Medical Statistics
Institution: Plymouth University
Location: Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking to recruit highly motivated statisticians with expertise in medical statistics and clinical trials to contribute to our research, consultancy and teaching activities, as well as developing the methodological work of the group. We are open to appointing a Senior Research Fellow or Associate Professor. As a Senior Research Fellow you will be expected to take a leading role to support externally funded research projects, including clinical trials, and to identify and develop research ideas and develop these into funding proposals. As an Associate Professor you will have expertise in medical statistics and clinical trials and a growing record of both research outputs and reputation and securing project funding
Requirements: PhD or equivalent international qualification or commensurate level of recognition/international profile in medical statistics. Good first degree in Statistics, Mathematics or Epidemiology. In depth knowledge of medical statistics and clinical trials methodology to enable innovation and new understanding in the field. A recognised HE teaching qualification or Fellowship of HEA (or a willingness and ability to gain this within a defined timescale, usually within one year from the date of appointment)
   
Text: Job details Job title Senior Research Fellow or Associate Professor in Medical Statistics Job reference A5966 Date posted 09/05/2018 Application closing date 03/06/2018 Location Plymouth Salary Senior Research Fellow - £39,992 to £47,722 per annum - Grade 8 Associate Professor - £49,149 to £56,950 per annum - Grade 9 Contract Type Permanent, Full-Time Job category/type Academic/Research Description The Medical Statistics group, based in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Plymouth, provides a methodological platform and support for large-scale and wide-ranging clinical trials and research projects. The group's research encompasses clinical trials and pragmatic health services research (e.g. RCTs of medicinal products and complex interventions) and biomedical and clinical studies (e.g. screening and diagnostics; longitudinal studies), with strong links with the Faculty's clinical trials and population studies and biomedical research groups. Find out more about what we do: Medical Statistics We have established networks with local collaborators, including the UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit ( PenCTU ), local NHS providers, NIHR Research Design Service South West and University of Plymouth School of Computing, Electronics & Mathematics, as well as with research groups nationally and internationally. The group has hosted the Down's syndrome screening Quality Assurance Support Service (DQASS) since its inception in 2006. We are now looking to recruit highly motivated statisticians with expertise in medical statistics and clinical trials to contribute to our research, consultancy and teaching activities, as well as developing the methodological work of the Plymouth based team. We are looking to recruit highly motivated statisticians with expertisise in medical statistics and clinical trials to contribute to our research, consultancy and teaching activities, as well as developing the methodological work of the group. We are open to appointing a Senior Research Fellow or Associate Professor. As a Senior Research Fellow you will be expected to take a leading role to support externally funded research projects, including clinical trials, and to identify and develop research ideas and develop these into funding proposals. You will contribute to the teaching commitments of the group. You will also be expected to supervise postgraduate research students and provide support and mentoring to less experienced colleagues. As an Associate Professor you will have expertise in medical statistics and clinical trials and a growing record of both research outputs and reputation and securing project funding. You will be expected to support externally funded research projects, including clinical trials, and to identify and develop research ideas and develop these into funding proposals. You will contribute to the teaching commitments of the group. You will also be expected to supervise postgraduate research students and provide support and mentoring to less experienced colleagues. For an informal discussion or further information, please contact Siobhan Creanor, Lead for Medical Statistics and Director of PenCTU, by email siobhan.creanor@plymouth.ac.uk Interviews are likely to take place in June 2018 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not. University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion. The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award, and the University holds a Bronze award, which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia. University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016. Associate Professor Job Description Senior Research Fellow Job Description Additional Information
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