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Research Fellow - Medical Statistics

Centre for Innovation & Leadership in Health Sciences

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £29,799 to £36,613
Full Time Fixed Term (12 Months)
Closing Date:  Monday 26 February 2018
Reference:  965618BN

Research Fellow (Medical Statistician) for Macmillan Survivorship Research Group

The Macmillan Survivorship Research Group (MSRG), Faculty of Health Sciences, is seeking an outstanding individual to join the team to contribute to the MSRG programme of research and associated projects in the field of cancer survivorship. Working with a Senior Research Fellow and other MSRG staff, the post-holder will take responsibility for statistical analysis plans, data analyses and preparing results for publication or presentation. 

You will have a PhD or an MSc in Medical Statistics or closely related discipline and preferably some experience in a research environment. Candidates should have a detailed understanding and knowledge of statistical techniques including analysis of longitudinal studies, having a working knowledge of statistical analysis programs such as SPSS or STATA, possess initiative, able to work within a multidisciplinary environment and able to communicate statistical issues to non-statisticians. The post-holder will need to work effectively with members of MSRG including researchers, trial manager and co-ordinators, administrative, database management and web development staff, and also with funders and partners to develop, deliver and disseminate the work of the research programme. Meticulous attention to detail will be required in collating study data and organising results, and experience of writing reports.   

Situated within one of the UK’s leading research Universities, the Faculty of Health Sciences offers superb facilities for research and education and is one of the largest and most successful faculties of its kind in the UK. With world-class academic staff committed to transforming health services and improving health outcomes, we are committed to building on our national and international education and research reputation.

The post is offered full-time for 1 year in the first instance with a possibility of extension.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Sally Wheelwright to discuss the position. 

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 Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 965618BN on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Health Sciences 

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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