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Position: Lead Statistician
Institution: University of Oxford
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Duties: As Lead Statistician you will develop, lead and co-manage with Associate Professors Susan Dutton and Jonathan Cook the statistical team within OCTRU. You will contribute to the overall strategy and secure funding for the OCTRU Statistics team as a statistical or methodological co-applicant on clinical trial grant applications, supporting members of the OCTRU statistics team to do likewise. You will ensure high quality statistical input into all aspects of clinical trials and related work within OCTRU and the CSM including the adoption of new methodologies where appropriate. You will also provide leadership to methodological research projects within OCTRU and securing grants funding for statistical led projects
Requirements: You must hold, or be close to the completion of a PhD or DPhil or have substantial experience in statistical based medical research. You will have considerable experience working as a senior trial statistician preferably within an academic setting. You will also have extensive experience of statistical input into clinical research leading to publications in leading academic journals and a track record of contributing to and successfully securing research funding. Experience of working within a Clinical Trials Unit is desirable
   
Text: OCTRU Lead Statistician Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LD. We are seeking to recruit a Lead Statistician to join the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) co-located within the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM) at the University of Oxford. This new post is central to the strategic aspirations of OCTRU in developing numerous high quality trials across multiple areas of medicines and phases. As Lead Statistician you will develop, lead and co-manage with Associate Professors Susan Dutton and Jonathan Cook the statistical team within OCTRU. You will contribute to the overall strategy and secure funding for the OCTRU Statistics team as a statistical or methodological co-applicant on clinical trial grant applications, supporting members of the OCTRU statistics team to do likewise. You will ensure high quality statistical input into all aspects of clinical trials and related work within OCTRU and the CSM including the adoption of new methodologies where appropriate. You will also provide leadership to methodological research projects within OCTRU and securing grants funding for statistical led projects. You must hold, or be close to the completion of a PhD or DPhil or have substantial experience in statistical based medical research. You will have considerable experience working as a senior trial statistician preferably within an academic setting. You will also have extensive experience of statistical input into clinical research leading to publications in leading academic journals and a track record of contributing to and successfully securing research funding. Experience of working within a Clinical Trials Unit is desirable. This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 5 years. A lower grade offer may be considered (Grade 8: £43,414 - £51,805 per annum) depending on experience, with commensurate reduction in responsibilities and amendment in job title to OCTRU Senior Medical Statistician if a suitable candidate cannot be found to fill the Grade 9 position. The closing date for this position is **12 noon on Monday 5 December 2022. **You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 13 December 2022. Anyone wishing to make an informal enquiry about the post should contact Jonathan Cook directly on jonathan.cook@ndorms.ox.ac.uk. Contact Person : NDORMS HR Vacancy ID : 161523 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 05-Dec-2022 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : hr@ndorms.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : 50,300 - 58,284 Click on the link(s) below to view documents Filesize 161523_OCTRU Lead Statistician_JD.pdf 447.3
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