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Position: Research Assistant/Research Associate
Institution: University of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Duties: The Unit is offering an exciting biostatistics position currently available in the University of Cambridge. This appointment will be made at either Research Associate or Research Assistant, depending on achievements and experience. And would be mostly working on some very interesting applied projects as part of a team of statisticians from the Papworth Trials Unit Collaboration, including the PIPAH study. Additionally, there will be lots of opportunities to interact and collaborate with researchers both in the MRC Biostatistics Unit and Papworth hospital to develop studies that apply novel methodology in practice if that would be of interest!
Requirements: Candidates for Research Associate position will have a PhD in statistics, or a relevant discipline; computing experience, statistical packages (e.g. R) and experience in design of clinical trials. A Research Assistant appointment will have an MSc in Statistics or a relevant subject (or close to completion). You must have good communication skills and be able to contribute substantially to writing scientific papers
   
Text: University of Cambridge About us Contact us Job Opportunities Jobs Jobs Applying for a job My applications Right to work What we can offer Living in Cambridge Temporary work Work experience Volunteering Academic Research Professorships/Directorships Academic-related Assistant staff Studentships Research Assistant/Research Associate (Fixed Term) Research Assistant £26,715 - £30,942 Research Associate £32,816 - £40,322 The MRC Biostatistics Unit is one of Europe's leading biostatistics research institutions. Our focus is to deliver new analytical and computational strategies based on sound statistical principles for the challenging tasks facing biomedicine and public health. The Unit is offering an exciting biostatistics position currently available in the University of Cambridge. This appointment will be made at either Research Associate or Research Assistant, depending on achievements and experience. And would be mostly working on some very interesting applied projects as part of a team of statisticians from the Papworth Trials Unit Collaboration, including the PIPAH study (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04416750). Additionally, there will be lots of opportunities to interact and collaborate with researchers both in the MRC Biostatistics Unit and Papworth hospital to develop studies that apply novel methodology in practice if that would be of interest! The MRC Biostatistics Unit (http://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk ), located in Cambridge, undertakes research on statistical methods and their application to the design, analysis and interpretation of biomedical studies, to advance understanding of the cause, natural history and treatment of disease, and to evaluate public health strategies. The Cambridge Biomedical Campus, one of the world's most vibrant centres of biomedical research, includes the University of Cambridge's Clinical School, two major hospitals, the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, and the world headquarters of Astra Zeneca. Candidates for Research Associate position will have a PhD in statistics, or a relevant discipline; computing experience, statistical packages (e.g. R) and experience in design of clinical trials. A Research Assistant appointment will have an MSc in Statistics or a relevant subject (or close to completion). You must have good communication skills and be able to contribute substantially to writing scientific papers. For an informal discussion about this post, please contact sofia.villar@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk who would be very happy for anyone interested to contact directly if you'd like more information about the position. The post is available for a year in the first instance. We encourage both full time and part time applications. The Unit is actively seeking to increase diversity among its staff, including promoting an equitable representation of men and women. The Unit therefore especially encourages applications from women, from minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths. Appointment will be made on merit. We welcome applications from those wishing to work part-time. Fixed Term: The funds for this post are available until 31st March 2023 in the first instance. Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online. Closing Date: 26 September 2021 Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager. Please quote reference SL27964 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.Further information Further ParticularsApply online Department/Location MRC Biostatistics Unit Salary £26,715-£40,322 Reference SL27964 Category Research Published 27 August 2021 Closing date 26 September 2021 Share Share this job on your social network. Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit Stumbleupon © 2021 University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK Contact us Privacy Accessibility Freedom of Information
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