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Senior Medical Statistician (Scientific Lead)

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 24 months
Closing Date:  Monday 31 December 2018
Interview Date:   Wednesday 16 January 2019
Reference:  1084718CM

Cancer Research UK

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU), based at Southampton General Hospital is an expanding successful trials unit with core funding from CRUK and NIHR to support an increasing mixed portfolio of studies.  We have an an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior statistician to join us working in collaboration with the CRUK Centre for Drug Development. CRUK CDD ( is the world's only charity-funded drug development facility. They focus on innovative projects with strengths in: First in class therapies, First in human clinical trials, Projects where they use pharmacodynamic and stratification biomarker technologies to identify and progress new treatments which have the greatest potential for patient benefit. 

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and relevant experience in clinical trial statistics or another relevant discipline. The successful applicant will also have excellent organisation and communication skills, an understanding of GCP and clinical trial regulations and be able to travel occasionally within the UK. 

The employing organisation is the University of Southampton which offers a competitive salary, pension scheme and other benefits.  The post is offered on a two year fixed term contract in the first instance with the expectation of further extensions. The post is offered full time but part time may be considered for the right candidate. 

The SCTU is part of a strong research environment in Southampton which includes the Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, NIHR BRU and Centre for Cancer Immunology.

For an informal chat to find out more about the role, please contact Louise Stanton ( or Gareth Griffiths (

An interview date for this role has been selected as Wednesday 16th January 2019 in Southampton.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The vacancy will close at midnight on the closing date as shown above.

References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting.

If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1084718CM on all correspondence.

Please note: The University Recruitment department will be closed from close of business on Thursday 20th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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