Medical Statistician

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7107650 (Ref.No. MHCTR1262)
Posted: August 10, 2022

Job Description

Do you want to work for an Institute which is leading in clinical trials research that impacts 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?

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 early through to late phase trials evaluating medicines, surgery, medical devices or complex/behavioural interventions, especially in cancer, stroke & older people, mental health, gastroenterology, musculoskeletal disease, cardiovascular disease, skin research or primary care. You will work closely, interactively and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary project team, including statisticians, programmers, clinicians, health economists, health service researchers and trial managers.

We welcome applications from MSc students in the final year of their studies.


 What we offer in return

 · 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!

 · Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

 · Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

 · The opportunity, if applicable, to apply for a PhD.

 · Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

 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 and broaden your expertise through methodological research, apply today.

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

 Isabelle Smith, Principal Statistician

 Email [email protected] 


We welcome applications throughout the year.

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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 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 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:  Tuesday 09 August 2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 31 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MHCTR1262

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