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Medical Statistician

Cancer Sciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £29,301 to £36,001 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:   Monday 10 April 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 17 May 2017
Reference:  774816CM-R

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) is a UK Cancer Research Collaboration (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, and we have close links with the MRC Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), London.  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 CTU. 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 suitable 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.

The position is available on a 1 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 Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) at Southampton General Hospital.

For informal discussions please contact Louise Stanton (Senior Statisticians) Tel: 023 8120 3777 

Please visit the CTU website at

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 Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 774816CM-R 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. 

Cancer Research UK                  NIHR 

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit                          Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Medicine          NIHRNIHR  

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