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Medical Statistician

Primary Care Health Sciences

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 05th Feb 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £32,817 - £36,914 p.a.
  • REF: 149398
  • Closes: 26th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Medical Statistician

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Grade 7: £32,817 – £36,914 p.a.

With health systems stretched to their limit in 2020, finding ways to improve access to cancer diagnosis and optimization of treatment for cardiovascular disease is now more important than ever. We are looking for an experienced Medical Statistician or Epidemiologist to join our award-winning, multidisciplinary team, contributing to work to improve pathways to cancer diagnosis and to predicting who is most likely to benefit and suffer harm from the medications they take.

The post will be embedded within both the Cancer Research Group and Stratified Treatments Research Group in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, working with Dr Brian Nicholson, Dr Jason Oke, Dr James Sheppard and Dr Constantinos Koshiaris.

Responsibilities will include carrying out statistical or epidemiological analyses of data from large prospective cohorts, or electronic health records datasets, such as the CPRD, UK Biobank, RCGP RSC and other large international data sets. Expertise with statistical modelling techniques such as cox, logistic and linear regression is essential. The successful post holder will also provide advice on research design, contribute to the writing of protocols and research articles, formulate new research questions, and prepare grant applications for new research projects.

You will hold, or be close to completion of, a relevant postgraduate qualification in Statistics, Epidemiology or related subject, have experience of managing and manipulating large and complex datasets, and proficiency in a statistical software programming language e.g. Stata, R, or SAS.

If no suitable applicant is identified at Grade 7, an appointment at Grade 6 (£29,176 – £34,804 p.a.) may be considered with an appropriate adjustment in duties.

You will be based in the Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG.

The position is funded for two years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 26th February.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 8th March.

For further information, please view the job description below.

“Committed to equality and valuing diversity”

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