Research Assistant/Associate in Medical Statistics (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge Department of Oncology United Kingdom

Research Assistant/Associate in Medical Statistics (Fixed Term)



Department of Oncology


£26,243-£30,395 or






29 March 2019

Closing date

9 May 2019


Research Assistant: £26,243 - £30,395


Research Associate: £32,236 - £39,609


Applications are invited for a Research Assistant / Research Associate in Medical Statistics. The successful candidate will join the team of statisticians in the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit-Cancer theme, within the Department of Oncology, part of the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge.


The post will involve developing new methods for the design and analysis of clinical trial data and then support their implementation in clinical trials. In addition, the post holder will be required to produce interim and final reports for CCTU-CT studies and participate in their publication.


Applicants should have a degree in medical statistics or relevant discipline and hold a PhD or about to be awarded a PhD in Medical Statistics.


Appointment at Research Associate level is dependent on having a PhD. Those who have submitted but not yet received their PhD will be appointed at Research Assistant level, which will be amended to Research Associate once the PhD has been awarded.


Appointment at the level of Research Associate will be conditional upon you receiving your PhD within six months of taking up the post.


Any queries about this vacancy should be directed to Nikolaos Demiris via e-mail on


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.


This appointment 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.


The closing date for applications is 9 May 2019 with interviews expected to take place on 23 May 2019.


Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter 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 e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager


Please quote reference RD18657 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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