Research Associate or Research Fellow in Biostatistics

Researcher (Assistant)
Keele University
United Kingdom
Apr 2012
This job posting expired on May 8, 2012.
INSTITUTE FOR PRIMARY CARE & HEALTH SCIENCES
ARTHRITIS RESEARCH UK PRIMARY CARE CENTRE
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN BIOSTATISTICS
Starting Salary: Grade 7, £30,122
OR
RESEARCH FELLOW IN BIOSTATISTICS
Starting Salary: Grade 8, £38,140
The Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, at Keele has a thriving research programme in Pain and Osteoarthritis, underpinned by high quality clinical trials and observational studies, with linkage to medical records. The Centre includes a multidisciplinary grouping of clinicians working alongside epidemiologists, statisticians and social scientists, and our funding framework gives us a strong remit to increase research capacity by providing training opportunities and career support for early experience researchers.
The Centre now wishes to appoint a Research Associate or Fellow (depending on qualifications and experience) in Biostatistics with experience in working in randomised controlled trials, who is interested in working with an established group of biostatisticians in our thriving trials programme. You will also have the opportunity to work on observational and clinical epidemiology studies, and data from our high quality computerised medical records from the Keele General Practice Research Partnership.
You should have a PhD or MSc (Research Associate) or equivalent experience and publication record (Research Fellow) in a relevant discipline (e.g. biostatistics, epidemiology, other subject with substantial quantitative component) with experience of design and analysis of clinical trials. Experience of applied statistical analysis - including analysis of trials and use of statistical modelling is essential and you will have a high level of computer and statistical software literacy (e.g. MS Office, SPSS, Stata).
Job packs available: www.keele.ac.uk/jobs, vacancies@keele.ac.uk, Human Resources, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG or Fax: 01782 733471.
Please quote post reference: RE12/04UK
Closing date for applications: 8th May 2012
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