Research Associate in Design and Analysis of Randomised Trials

University of Cambridge

We are seeking applications for a Research Associate post to work within the Design and Analysis of Randomised Trials (DART) research theme of the MRC Biostatistics Unit (BSU). The group's main strengths and interests lie in the development, implementation and analysis of novel efficient trial designs.

You will work on methods for dose-finding studies, provide support for trials implementing novel designs and become involved in professional development courses associated with your expertise.

The MRC Biostatistics Unit is one of Europe's leading biostatistics research institutions. Our focus is to deliver new analytical and computational strategies based on sound statistical principles for the challenging tasks facing biomedicine and public health. The Unit is situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, one of the world's most vibrant centres of biomedical research, which includes the University of Cambridge's Clinical School, two major hospitals, the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, and the world headquarters of Astra Zeneca.

The Unit is actively seeking to increase diversity among its staff, including promoting an equitable representation of men and women. The Unit therefore especially encourages applications from women, from minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths. Appointment will be made on merit.

The post is full-time but applications are welcome from those who would like to work flexibly.

The appointment will be as research associate (Grade 7).

Informal enquires can be addressed to Prof Thomas Jaki (Thomas.jaki@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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Please quote reference SL23686 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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