Exciting opportunity – Biostatistician vacancy

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and forward thinking statistician with great interpersonal skills to work within our existing team of 3.5 statisticians. This full-time position is an excellent opportunity for a statistician with a particular interest in “big data” to join a successful and dynamic organisation working closely with the clinical, patient and research communities. The post-holder will work under the supervision of senior statisticians and the clinical director of UKRR as well as benefit from methodological support from statisticians and epidemiologists at the School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol. As much as possible, the post-holder will have input in study design, data processing and analysis and presentation of results for the projects they work on. The successful candidate should ideally have a degree and / or postgraduate qualification in statistics and experience in SAS and / or STATA would be of a great advantage.

The post holder needs to be flexible, have strong analytical, organisation and communication skills, and collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams. They must be able to perform statistical analyses using statistical software, work with large datasets and perform data validation and testing with high attention to accuracy and detail. They will be able to learn new concepts and apply these appropriately in the investigation of important questions. They will be expected to manage their own workload and deliver projects on time in an evolving environment.

Examples of the kinds of projects statisticians are involved in at the UKRR include:

  • Chapter writing for the UKRR Annual Report
  • Pragmatic clinical trials using UKRR data for follow-up
  • Analysis of patient reported outcome data

For further information on the role, please contact Dr Retha Steenkamp by email

For more details and to apply for this position please click here.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday, 18th September 2017.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK.