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Statistician - QMUL20554

Department: Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Salary: £38,084-£44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL20554
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 11-Nov-2019
Closing date: 10-Dec-2019

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Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine

Centre for Cancer Prevention

Statistician – QMUL20554

Applications are invited for a Statistician to support trials at Centre for Cancer Prevention, part of Barts Clinical Trials Unit. The centre is at the forefront of international research into the prevention and control of cancer. We have particularly active research programmes in breast, endometrial, cervical, colorectal, lung and prostate cancer prevention, cancer screening and statistical methods for clinical trials and epidemiology.

While the candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in other activities within the Centre, the main role is to undertake statistical analyses of studies investigating methods used to screen for and detect lung cancer.

Applicants must have an MSc or PhD in Statistics or related quantitative field, experience of clinical trials and/or epidemiology, experience of using statistical analysis packages such as Stata, and excellent communications skills. Experience of working with large data sets would be a particular advantage. Please indicate in your covering letter how your experience matches the corresponding job profile (available as part of the online application process or through informal enquires).

The post is a full time, fixed term appointment for two years. This post will be appointed at Statistician Grade 5 level, with a starting salary in the range of £38,084-£44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, a staff pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Rhian Gabe at

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.

The Centre for Cancer Prevention requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (as specified in the job profile).

Details about the Institute can be found at

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The closing date for the applications is 10 December 2019 Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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

The Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry 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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