Senior Medical Statistician (fixed term)

University of Nottingham - Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit

Location: UK Other

Salary: £38,833 to £47,722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above jointly funded post based at the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) and the NIHR Research Design Service for the East Midlands (RDS EM).

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced medical statistician with a strong background in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of randomised trials and other well designed studies. The main purpose of the role is to provide statistical and methodological input throughout the research pathway, from the development of applications for submission to national funding streams, through operational delivery, to data analysis and the reporting of research findings. The role will also include the assistance with the delivery of short courses, workshops and seminars.

Candidates should have an MSc or equivalent in medical statistics or epidemiology, plus significant research experience in a clinical trials environment. They must be able to demonstrate practical involvement in all statistical aspects of design, conduct, monitoring, analysis and reporting of late phase randomised trials, including an appropriate track record of peer reviewed publications.

This is a full-time post (36.25 hours) offered on a fixed term contract for a period of 3 years. Applications from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum of 0.8 fte, 29 hours per week) will be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Alan Montgomery, Professor of Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials, and NCTU Deputy Director ( or to Dr Sarah Armstrong, Co-Director RDS East Midlands (

Please note that applications sent directly to the e-mail addresses will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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