Senior Lecturer in Clinical Trial Statistics

The University of Manchester - School of Health Sciences

Closing Date: 07/09/2017
Employment Type: Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate: School of Health Sciences
Division: Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
Hours Per week: Full Time
Salary: £49,772 to £59,400 per annum
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference: BM&H-010443

This is an exciting opportunity to join two thriving research groups in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Manchester. We are looking for a Senior Lecturer to provide leadership in clinical trial statistics within the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Clinical Trials Unit (MAHSC CTU) and to join the Centre for Biostatistics in the Faculty. You will play a major part in an initiative to both develop clinical trials capacity and to expand and strengthen methodological research and training within the Faculty. The University and MAHSC is investing in this and other senior trials posts to continue to deliver step change in trials capacity and capability.

We wish to recruit a statistician with a biostatistics or clinical trials background and broad experience of the application of statistical methods to applied research questions. Candidates should have knowledge of trial design, implementation and evaluation and of the regulatory framework for clinical trials research in the UK. A proven track record of published research in peer-reviewed journals and of obtaining grant income commensurate with a Senior Lecturer level appointment is essential.

We are committed to the development of all staff within the Division of Population Health, Health Services and Primary Care, and will offer training and personal development opportunities relevant to your skills, experience and career aspirations

The Institute of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Institute received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.
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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Richard Emsley


Tel: 0161 306 8002

General Enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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