Senior Research Assistant (Statistics)

University of Central Lancashire - Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit

Hours: Full-Time (1.0 FTE, we will consider applications from job share applicants).
Basis: Fixed-term contract for 12 months.
Grade: F (£24,565 to £28,453).
Interview Date: To be confirmed.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit with the aim to support research and knowledge transfer activities of the Faculty of Health & Wellbeing. The Senior Research Assistant will assist in providing statistical advice and support in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical studies and allied research within the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit and more widely within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

The post holder will need to hold a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in a mathematical or scientific discipline alongside an MSc in statistics (or other relevant MSc with substantial statistical component). Experience of undertaking research in a work (or study) environment as well as having produced/contributed to the production of written research reports is also required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must in addition to good written report writing skills. The post holder will have knowledge and understanding of scientific methods underpinning research and knowledge of medical statistics and clinical trials.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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