The MRC Biostatistics Unit, one of Europe’s leading biostatistics research institutions, is pleased to announce the launch of MRC Biostatistics Masters-level Internship Programme. Under this programme, successful applicants will be employed by the Unit to undertake work which contributes to the Unit’s collaboration with the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre in Cambridge.

These internships might ideally suit those close to completing their Masters studies, however, we are looking for the best applicants, regardless of background or career stage. Thus, applications from students close to the completion of their PhD, those returning from a career break or those with non-standard career histories are also welcome. The Unit has a number of research themes and would welcome applications from candidates with an interest in working in these areas.

The Unit has a variety of available projects. To find out more about the Unit’s research and possible projects, please visit

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 6 months in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please go to and click on the ‘Apply’ button. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 30 June 2017 with an interview date to be confirmed.

Please quote reference SL12354 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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