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Senior Statistician - QMUL21952

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £47,325 - £52,833 (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL21952
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 15-Apr-2020
Closing date: 15-May-2020

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Institute of Population Health Sciences
Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology
Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit
Statisticians x 2
£47,325 to £52,833 per annum
Ref : QMUL21952

Applications are invited for the role of Statistician in the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit (PCTU) in the newly established Institute of Population Health Science.   IPHS is a world class, multidisciplinary grouping of academics.  Its focus is on population health sciences, spanning public and global health, health services research, health policy, genomics and data science, behavioral and social sciences.  IPHS delivers evidence to implement health system change for population benefit.

The Institute comprises four centres : Centre for Primary Care and Mental Health, Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology, Centre for Global Public Health and Centre for Women’s Health. The post will be based in the Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology (CCTM).  CCTM hosts the Queen Mary hub of Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research and the PCTU.
We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic statisticians with an interest in design of studies and experience of the life cycle of clinical trials including publications and designing trials, to complement our existing complement of 16 statisticians within PCTU -  You will join a vibrant team of trialists and play a leading role in study proposals, protocols, ethics applications, and project reports. You will also supervise junior statisticians in order to ensure (alongside other senior statisticians) that all statistical work is conducted to the highest standards. 
We would like to make full-time or part-time fixed term appointments for 36 months starting as soon as possible.  Applications from job sharers will be considered.   Starting salary will be in the range of £47,325 to £52,833 per annum pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance. 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 should be addressed to Professor Sandra Eldridge at

Details about the Institute can be found at

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The closing date for applications is 15 May 2020.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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