Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation Group

Medical Statistician (grade 7, or 6 may apply depending on experience)

Reference number: 55511

Closing date for applications: 27th Nov 2018

We are seeking to recruit a motivated medical statistician to join the Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation group within the Institute of Applied Health Research (IAHR).  The group is internationally renowned for its expertise in evaluating medical tests, providing statistical expertise in the design and analysis of applied health research projects and developing methodology. You will be part of the statistical team supporting several NIHR funded trials and associated research projects related to diagnostic accuracy, and prognostic cohorts, some of which will be evaluating imaging tests for detection of cancer.  In addition, you will have opportunities to contribute to the basic teaching activities of the Biostatistics group.  The responsibilities of the post are commensurate with those expected of a Grade 7 research fellow but we will also consider applications from individuals with less experience at Grade 6 with commensurate reduction in post duties, responsibilities and salary.

You will have a higher degree in medical statistics or equivalent experience, with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills. Knowledge and experience in using Stata would be an advantage.   

This is a full-time position for a fixed-term period of 2 years in the first instance. Full time appointment at grade 7 is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year. Grade 6 appointments will be considered with a reduction in responsibilities and salary.

The closing date for applications is 27th Nov 2018.

Interviews will be held on 7th Dec 2018.

For further details and to apply, go to and search Current Vacancies for job reference 55511

For informal enquiries please contact Sue Mallett (