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Senior Biostatistician (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Senior Biostatistician to provide statistical support for all aspects of the design, implementation, analysis and dissemination of results of clinical studies for the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre of the International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED).

Applicants should have a PhD or MSc in statistics or biostatistics and post-doctoral/post-masters experience Excellent programming skills in a statistical package and knowledge of clinical trials statistical methodology are also essential.

Informal enquiries about this post may be directed to Dr Wendy Alderton, Early Detection Programme Manager, e-mail:, Tel: 01223 762588

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2024 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date: 22nd March 2020

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 RD21376 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.

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