Research Assistant/Research Associate in Statistics

King's College London - School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences

The salary will be paid at Grade 5, £28,098- £32,548 for Research Assistant or Grade 6, £33,518 - £39,992 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be fixed term contract for 3 years.

This is a full-time post (100 % full time equivalent).

The post holder will be a medical statistician with a strong interest in clinical trials. For the research associate post he/she will have a PhD or extensive industry experience in medical statistics and experience of conducting collaborative health research.

The role will be based in the School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences and be a member of its statistics group, the Unit for Medical Statistics (UMS) (N=21), led by Prof Janet Peacock. The main duties of the postholder will be to take day-to-day responsibility for the statistical aspects of specific studies such as clinical trials and/or other clinical studies and registry projects. This will include project planning and protocol development, study conduct, plans for all statistical analyses and liaising with the appropriate multidisciplinary teams to represent the statistics view and role.  In addition, the postholder will contribute to consultancy and teaching as part of UMS. All work will be supervised by a senior member of the Unit.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing:

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Janet Peacock (

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 25 March 2018.

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