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Medical Statistician

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 24 months
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 August 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1274820CM

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) is a UKCRC registered unit, and was set up in 2006 to design and conduct academically led clinical trials. The Unit employs trial managers, trial coordinators, data managers, statisticians and regulatory staff. It has a close relationship with the Research Design Service South Central office in the Faculty of Medicine and with other registered Trials Units across the UK. We manage several high quality multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice.  The Unit is core funded by Cancer Research UK and has CTU support funding from the NHS National Institute for Health Research and is based at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the clinical trials unit. You will work with the Senior Statistician and the trial teams and will take responsibility for trial analysis plans and interim and final trial analyses while developing expertise in study design and grant application writing. Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent qualifications and experience in statistics or another relevant discipline. In addition, you should be familiar with either STATA or SAS, have good communication skills, possess initiative, and be able to work effectively within a team.

For the post the successful applicant will have significant experience of oncology clinical trials in the NHS or the commercial health research sector. Early phase trial experience would be an advantage. 

The successful applicant will also have a good understanding and knowledge of GCP and clinical trial regulations, and be willing to travel within the UK. 

The position is available on a 2 year fixed-term contract in the first instance. The salary offered within the range will depend on experience. The post is available on a full time basis and will be based within SCTU at Southampton General Hospital.

For informal discussions please contact Sean Ewings ( 

Please visit the CTU website at for further information about the unit.

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), based at Southampton General Hospital, manages a growing portfolio of multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice. 

The CTU 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, Primary Care, Population Health and Medical Education and strong NHS R&D Management.

The employing organisation is the University of Southampton which offers a competitive salary, pension scheme and other benefits.  

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Joshua Caddy Tel: 023 8120 5154.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1274820CM on all correspondence.

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. 

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

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

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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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