Data Linkage Statistician

Salary Range: £32,200 – £43,500


Length of Contract: 2 years


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?


The Institute of Cancer Research, one of the world’s leading cancer research centres, is looking for a statistician to join the Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) at its Sutton site in 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 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.


Appointment will be on a fixed term contract for 2 years in the first instance, with the potential for renewal thereafter.


We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.


Further information may be obtained by emailing ICR-CTSU at the following address: – This email address is for information only.


When applying please provide a supporting statement as to why you are applying for this position and detailing your relevant experience; together with your CV including details of your current salary and the names and addresses of two referees.


For more details please visit our recruitment website:


Interviews will be held on 15 November 2019.