Medical Statistician

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Botnar Research Centre, Oxford

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. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and 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 provide expert input on the statistical aspects of the design and set up of clinical research projects within a multidisciplinary team, prepare statistical analysis plans (SAP) including leading on drafting the related publications. You will produce statistical programs for analysis of study data, including generating, validating and monitoring randomisation schedules and performing interim and final analyses. You will also take full responsibility for the integrity of the data and the conduct of the statistical analyses.

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 have specialist knowledge in all aspects of designing, running and analysing clinical trials. Proficient knowledge of statistical software (Stata, SAS or R) as well as good verbal and written communication skills are also essential. Proficiency in statistical programming and experience of producing statistical reports are desirable as is contributing to peer-review publications and substantial medical statistics experience supported by a publication record.

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 6 October 2017. Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 16 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: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=130950

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