Senior Statistician

25/10/2018, 23:55

Clinical Studies
Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit
Full time
Non-time Limited
Staff Scientist (£44,116 - £50,438) / Senior Staff Scientist (£51,649 - £60,526)
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.

Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.

The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

  • Do you have a passion for the design and analysis of innovative clinical trials?
  • Do you want variety in your work and opportunities to apply your statistical knowledge across a number of therapeutic areas in oncology?
  • Would you like to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team and with like-minded statisticians at an internationally recognised cancer clinical trials unit?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your leadership skills?


The Institute of Cancer Research, one of the world’s leading cancer research centres, is looking for a senior statistician to join the Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) at its Sutton site in Surrey. You will be a motivated and experienced medical statistician with a research interest in clinical trials methodology. You will work on the statistical development, oversight and analysis of a number of multi-centre phase II/III clinical trials and/or associated translational biomarker research studies cross our national and international portfolio.

The successful applicant will have a relevant higher degree and post-graduate experience as a bio-/medical statistician working in the field of clinical trials and/or related biomarker/translational research, an excellent understanding of randomised controlled trials and experience with survival analysis methods and of applying statistical methods to real data. Working knowledge of statistical software (e.g. Stata, R) is required. Good communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English, are essential to liaise with multi-disciplinary team members across multiple studies.

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff. Applications should be made via the e-recruitment system on the ICR website. When applying please upload your CV and a supporting statement outlining why you would be suitable for this position including how you meet the person specification and give the names and contact details of two referees.

For more details please click on the link for the job description and person specification below.

To apply, please click on the Apply button below and follow the instructions.

Closing date for applications: 25 October 2018



We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.

Funded by

Cancer Research UK
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