Medical Statistician

University of Oxford - The Botnar Research Centre

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Medical Statistician to join the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) based at The Botnar Research Centre, Oxford. You will contribute to the design, conduct, analysis and presentation of results of collaborative clinical research projects, mostly randomised clinical trials within Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) and the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM).

As a Medical Statistician you will assist in the design and set up of clinical research projects within a multidisciplinary team, prepare statistical analysis plans (SAP) and provide written statistical input into protocols and ethics committee submissions, and undertake both - interim and final analyses. You will attend and occasionally contribute to OCTRU/Centre for Statistics in Medicine activities such as seminars, conferences, workshops etc. All statisticians within the department also have the opportunities to participate in methodological work.

You will have a postgraduate degree in statistics (or closely related subject), a substantial part of which relates to medical statistics, or equivalent experience. You will be fluent with key aspects of study design and analysis and aware of the latest statistical techniques. You will have a good project management skills including the ability to manage and prioritise short and long term projects. Proficient knowledge of statistical software (Stata, SAS or R) as well as good verbal and written communications skills are also essential. Proficiency in statistical programming and experience of producing statistical reports and contributing to peer-review publications are desirable.

This is a full-time post for 2 years in the first instance.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on 2 October 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

Closing Date: 02-OCT-2017 12:00

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