|Salary:||£35,392 to £42,618 per annum|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||14th September 2023|
|Closes:||22nd October 2023|
Full time-37.5 hours
Interview Date: 02/11/2023
Come join our team, use your statistical skills to support clinical trials that really make a difference in people lives.
The Papworth Trial Unit Collaboration (PTUC), a UKCRC registered Trials Unit, based within Royal Papworth Hospital’s Research and Development department is looking for a Statistician.
PTUC has a long-standing partnership with the University of Cambridge, MRC Biostatistics Unit (BSU) where the successful applicant will enjoy visiting worker rights and benefit from the day-to-day support (onsite and offsite) from a designated Senior Statistician.
The post represents an excellent development opportunity as the successful applicant will work closely with both trial methodologists at the BSU and research practitioners at Royal Papworth Hospital in advancing health research.
The successful applicant will contribute to on-going clinical and observational studies at Papworth and play a key role in the design of new studies, protocol writing, statistical analysis plan development and in the analysis and reporting of studies leading to publications.
Applicants should have a postgraduate degree (PhD, MPhil, MSc) in statistics or a related subject, and experience in statistical programming especially using the R language. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills and be able to contribute substantially to writing scientific papers.
The post-holder will work within PTUC to provide statistic support and advice to Papworth based researchers and external partners, to ensure high quality research.
The post-holder will provide statistical advice, guidance and support to the design, monitoring, analysis and publication of clinical trials and observational studies. This includes performing sample-size calculations and power analyses, writing statistical analysis plans, performing custom statistical analyses of the relevant endpoints, and preparing results (like figures and tables) for publications.
The post-holder will also support research grant applications, providing guidance and advice in the design, organisation, management, and data analysis.
The post-holder will work effectively with our partners across the collaboration, the BSU and the Health Economics Research Group at King’s College London.
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UKs leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge.
It performs the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UKs first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future.
Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today.
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