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Position: Research Fellow in Medical Statistics
Institution: University of Plymouth
Location: Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Duties: Working across both the Medical Statistics Group and PenCTU you will provide statistical expertise to ensure delivery in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials and other well-designed studies. You will support the Medical Statistics research collaborations, consultancy and teaching. You will be expected both to support externally funded research, and to identify and work with senior colleagues to develop research ideas and contribute to funding proposals
Requirements: This post is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated statistician to contribute to research, consultancy and teaching activities in the Medical Statistics Group at the University of Plymouth
   
Text: skip to job profile skip to job details Search for jobExisting user loginForgotten passwordMy applicationsMy profileContact HR Recruitment team Job profile The job details are shown below. For further information click on the link for the Job Description/ Person Specification/ Further Information. The Job Description/ Further Information is in PDF format and you will need Adobe Reader in order to view these. To download a free version, please click on the image below. Job details Job details Job referenceA8135 Date posted28/09/2021 Application closing date31/10/2021 LocationPlymouth Salary£35,326 - £40,927 per annum - Grade 7 Contract TypePermanent, Full-Time Contractual hours37 Job category/typeAcademic/Research Research Fellow in Medical Statistics DescriptionThis post is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated statistician to contribute to research, consultancy and teaching activities in the Medical Statistics Group at the University of Plymouth. The Medical Statistics group provides a methodological platform and support for large-scale and wide-ranging clinical trials and other well-designed studies through supporting the UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU). PenCTU has a portfolio of multi-centre randomised control trials across a wide range of clinical areas, providing the post holder with a wealth of data and varied experience. The group has established networks with local collaborators, including the local NHS, NIHR RDS-SW and the University of Plymouth School of Engineering, Computing & Mathematics, as well as with research groups nationally and internationally. The group’s research encompasses clinical trials and pragmatic health services research (e.g. RCTs of medicinal products and complex interventions) and biomedical and clinical studies (e.g. screening and diagnostics; longitudinal studies), with strong links with all areas of the Faculty of Health, the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research (PIHR), and with the wider medical and health-related research community. Working across both the Medical Statistics Group and PenCTU you will provide statistical expertise to ensure delivery in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials and other well-designed studies. You will support the Medical Statistics research collaborations, consultancy and teaching. You will be expected both to support externally funded research, and to identify and work with senior colleagues to develop research ideas and contribute to funding proposals. You will also contribute to the teaching commitments of the group, undertake supervision of postgraduate students and support less experienced colleagues. We are particularly keen to develop capacity in our areas of strength, including clinical trials, longitudinal studies and risk assessment and screening, as well as developing the methodological work of the group. To undertake research in line with University/School’s strategy and to carry out leadership, management and engagement activities. To support research informed teaching and learning. All activities undertaken within this role will be compliant with the University’s policies, including Health & Safety, Equality and Diversity, Ethics, Data Protection etc. This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis, however, applications are welcomed from candidates wishing to work part-time. Please indicate your preference in your supporting statement. The Medical Statistics Group has adopted a hybrid model, where employees are only required to come into the office on the same days as their team. The rest of the time, unless there is a meeting best done in person, you'll have the flexibility to work from home at least two days a week. Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement. For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Professor Victoria Allgar or Dr Joanne Hosking - Email: victoria.allgar@plymouth.ac.uk or joanne.hosking@plymouth.ac.uk This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on permanent basis. Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 15th November 2021 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not. We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities. Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance. The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+. The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia. Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria. Job Description Additional Faculty Information Apply online Send to a friend Job titleResearch Fellow in Medical Statistics Job referenceA8135 Date posted28/09/2021 Application closing date31/10/2021 LocationPlymouth Salary£35,326 - £40,927 per annum - Grade 7 Contract TypePermanent, Full-Time Contractual hours37 Job category/typeAcademic/Research DescriptionThis post is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated statistician to contribute to research, consultancy and teaching activities in the Medical Statistics Group at the University of Plymouth. The Medical Statistics group provides a methodological platform and support for large-scale and wide-ranging clinical trials and other well-designed studies through supporting the UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU). PenCTU has a portfolio of multi-centre randomised control trials across a wide range of clinical areas, providing the post holder with a wealth of data and varied experience. The group has established networks with local collaborators, including the local NHS, NIHR RDS-SW and the University of Plymouth School of Engineering, Computing & Mathematics, as well as with research groups nationally and internationally. The group’s research encompasses clinical trials and pragmatic health services research (e.g. RCTs of medicinal products and complex interventions) and biomedical and clinical studies (e.g. screening and diagnostics; longitudinal studies), with strong links with all areas of the Faculty of Health, the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research (PIHR), and with the wider medical and health-related research community. Working across both the Medical Statistics Group and PenCTU you will provide statistical expertise to ensure delivery in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials and other well-designed studies. You will support the Medical Statistics research collaborations, consultancy and teaching. You will be expected both to support externally funded research, and to identify and work with senior colleagues to develop research ideas and contribute to funding proposals. You will also contribute to the teaching commitments of the group, undertake supervision of postgraduate students and support less experienced colleagues. We are particularly keen to develop capacity in our areas of strength, including clinical trials, longitudinal studies and risk assessment and screening, as well as developing the methodological work of the group. To undertake research in line with University/School’s strategy and to carry out leadership, management and engagement activities. To support research informed teaching and learning. All activities undertaken within this role will be compliant with the University’s policies, including Health & Safety, Equality and Diversity, Ethics, Data Protection etc. This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis, however, applications are welcomed from candidates wishing to work part-time. Please indicate your preference in your supporting statement. The Medical Statistics Group has adopted a hybrid model, where employees are only required to come into the office on the same days as their team. The rest of the time, unless there is a meeting best done in person, you'll have the flexibility to work from home at least two days a week. Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement. For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Professor Victoria Allgar or Dr Joanne Hosking - Email: victoria.allgar@plymouth.ac.uk or joanne.hosking@plymouth.ac.uk This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on permanent basis. Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 15th November 2021 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not. We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities. Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance. The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+. The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia. Staff appointed within the Faculty of Health may be able to join the NHS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria. Job Description Additional Faculty Information Apply online Send to a friend Send to a friend Apply online Current university employees/students should view and apply for positions via the staff/student intranet job vacancies page. Privacy notices
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