Principal Statistician

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7104601 (Ref.No. MHCTR1254)
Posted: July 5, 2022

Job Description

Are you an experienced medical statistician and want to work for an Institute leading in clinical trials research and impacting international clinical practice? Do you want to be part of a successful, highly talented, and multi-disciplinary team? Are you an enthusiastic, driven postgraduate with a major statistical qualification, keen to lead a portfolio of trials research?  

The Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) is an international leader in the field of clinical trials. The Unit is one of the largest in the UK and conducts national and international early phase and late phase clinical trials in a variety of clinical fields. Our main aim is to develop and support novel and efficient trials to change clinical practice for the better. Our past results and current research have already helped to do this. Our results inform the academic development of this specialised field of clinical research on a national and international level. Particularly, we specialise in complex phase III trials, early phase I/II trials, biomarker-driven designs, seamless phase II/III designs, adaptive designs and the development, optimisation and evaluation of complex interventions, including cluster randomised and complex factorial designs.

You will be a talented and dynamic individual with a postgraduate qualification, including a major statistical component, and an interest in evaluating novel treatments or interventions of pharmaceuticals, radiotherapy, surgery, medical devices or complex interventions. You will have extensive applied experience in clinical trial statistics and/or medical statistics, project and people management, together with a nationally recognised research profile in clinical trials and/or medical statistics.

 

What we offer in return

And much more!  

 

If you are looking for a role that aims to improve patient outcomes and provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your career, your national and international profile and broaden your expertise through methodological research, apply today.

 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

 

Prof Deb Stocken, Head of Statistics

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5616

Email: [email protected]

 

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Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Working Time:  100% at 37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Open ended fixed funding for 36 months due to external grant income)
Release Date:  Monday 04 July 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 31 July 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MHCTR1254


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