Biostatistician/Senior Biostatistician - A83013R

Newcastle University - Institute of Health & Society


Biostatistician (Research Assistant - below the bar) £26,829 - £28,452
Biostatistician (Research Associate - above the bar) £29,301- £38,183
Senior Biostatistician £39,324 - £46,924)

You will be a suitably qualified statistician able to work across a number of research projects including clinical trials. We are interested in hearing from statisticians at all stages of their career but are particularly interested in statisticians with experience and interest in early phase clinical trials, stratified medicine and systematic reviews who can contribute to all aspects of the research process including preparation of funding applications, the design and conduct of studies, statistical analyses and report writing and the presentation of results.

You should state which level of post you are applying for and tailor your application accordingly. Successful candidates will be appointed to a suitable point on the common pay scale according to qualifications and experience.

A first degree in a relevant numerical subject is essential. For posts above Assistant level a post graduate statistical qualification or eligibility for the appropriate level of membership of the Royal Society of Statistics is also essential (Graduate Statistician) for F level posts or Chartered Statistician for G level posts).

The Institute hosts the Biostatistics team (and other groups of methodologists), along with National Institute for Health Research Design Service, and is linked to a UKCRC Registered Clinical Trials Unit. The Biostatistics team includes Professor John Matthews and Professor James Wason: further details are given on the team website:

The post is available immediately for 2 years.

Informal enquiries may be made to Denise Howel via e-mail to

The Institute holds a silver 

Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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