Medical Statistician (part time, fixed-term)

University of Nottingham - Clinical Neuroscience

Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The primary role will be to provide methodological support and advice on medical statistics to researchers working in the field of hearing and deafness as part of the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide advice on a range of analysis methodologies relevant for medical research including clinical trials and applied health research. The successful candidate will also assist researchers in developing the statistical aspects of high quality applications for submission to national peer reviewed funding streams.

The role will also involve participating in collaborative research, designing, analysing and interpreting the statistical components of studies in the field of hearing. The post holder will be expected to participate in other activities such as assisting with the delivery of workshops and seminars.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in medical statistics, epidemiology, health services research, or clinical trials research and a higher degree in medical, applied or social statistics (or equivalent). Applications will also be considered from candidates who have a higher degree in the above subjects and substantial experience in applied health research. Candidates should have specialist knowledge in applied health research methods and medical statistics and excellent knowledge of a range of statistical software; e.g. Stata, SAS, SPSS. Candidates should also have experience in collaborative applied research including experience of providing input into the design and analysis of a range of study designs including clinical trials.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31st December 2018. This post is open to job share.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Padraig Kitterick, Associate Professor in Hearing Sciences: +44 (0) 115 823 2626 or email: padraig.kitterick@nottingham.ac.uk Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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

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