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Professor of Biostatistics and Clinical Trials - QMUL16363

Department: Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Salary: Professorial salary scale (Grade 8)
Reference: QMUL16363
Date posted: 31-Oct-2018
Closing date: 02-Dec-2018

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Wolfson Institute for Preventive Medicine

 Centre for Cancer Prevention

Professor of Biostatistics and Clinical Trials

The Centre for Cancer Prevention is part of the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, which has a focus on academic discipline, research, the translation of research into public health strategies and their practical implementation – all dedicated to the reduction of disease and disability.

The Centre for Cancer Prevention is at the forefront of research internationally into the prevention and control of cancer.  We have particularly active research programmes in breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer prevention, cancer screening and statistical methods for clinical trials and epidemiology.

This role will be required to carry out and direct research in cancer epidemiology, notably in areas pertaining to the prevention of cancer or slowing or preventing its progression by early detection and treatment. 

The successful candidate will be required to have national and international standing in the field of biostatistics, as established by outstanding contribution to its advancement through publications, creative work or other appropriate forms of scholarship, and through teaching and administration.

The post is full time and permanent.  Appointments will be made on the Professorial salary scale depending on experience. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Informal enquiries about the position should be addressed to Professor Jack Cuzick, director of the Wolfson Institute, at

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The closing date for all applications is: 2 December 2018

Interviews are expected to take place in January 2019.


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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