Employer name: Institute of Cancer Research
Closing Date: 07/05/2019, 23:55
Division: Clinical Studies
Team: Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit
Vacancy Type: Full time
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Length of Contract: 3 years
Hours per Week: 35
Salary Range: £31,023 - £43,061
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and discovered many of the early chemotherapy drugs. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.
The ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Our unique partnership with The Royal Marsden and ‘bench-to-bedside’ approach allows us to create and deliver results in a way that other institutions cannot. Together we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.
The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
- Do you like the challenge of complex datasets?
- Do you want variety in your work and opportunities to apply your statistical knowledge across a number of therapeutic areas in oncology?
- Would you like to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team and with like-minded statisticians?
ICR's Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) is looking for statisticians to join the Unit based at its offices in Sutton, Surrey. You will be a motivated statistician and will work on the statistical development, oversight and analysis of a number of multi-centre phase II/III clinical trials and/or associated translational biomarker research studies cross our national and international portfolio.
The successful applicant/s will have a post-graduate qualification in statistics or a first degree in statistics and practical experience in medical statistics, a sound understanding of randomised controlled trials and experience with survival analysis methods and applying statistical methods to real data.
Good communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English, are essential to liaise with multi-disciplinary team members across multiple studies. You should also be happy to work individually as well as part of a wider team. In addition, working knowledge of statistical software (e.g. Stata, R) is required.
Applications should be made via the e-recruitment system on the ICR website. When applying please upload your CV and a supporting statement outlining why you would be suitable for this position including how you meet the person specification and give the names and contact details of two referees.
For more details please click on the link for the job description and person specification below.
To apply, please click on the Apply button below and follow the instructions.
Interviews planned: w/c 20th May 2019
We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
Funded by: Cancer Research UK