Are you an experienced medical statistician and want to work for an
Institute leading in clinical trials research and impacting international
clinical practice? Do you want to be part of a successful, highly talented,
and multi-disciplinary team? Are you an enthusiastic, driven postgraduate with
a major statistical qualification, keen to lead a portfolio of trials
The Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) is an international leader in the
field of clinical trials. The Unit is one of the largest in the UK and
conducts national and international early phase and late phase clinical trials
in a variety of clinical fields. Our main aim is to develop and support novel
and efficient trials to change clinical practice for the better. Our past
results and current research have already helped to do this. Our results
inform the academic development of this specialised field of clinical research
on a national and international level. Particularly, we specialise in complex
phase III trials, early phase I/II trials, biomarker-driven designs, seamless
phase II/III designs, adaptive designs and the development, optimisation and
evaluation of complex interventions, including cluster randomised and complex
You will be a talented and dynamic individual with a postgraduate
qualification, including a major statistical component, and an interest in
evaluating novel treatments or interventions of pharmaceuticals, radiotherapy,
surgery, medical devices or complex interventions. You will have extensive
applied experience in clinical trial statistics and/or medical statistics,
project and people management, together with a nationally recognised research
profile in clinical trials and/or medical statistics.
What we offer in return
25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed
by custom (including Christmas) – That's over 40 days a year!
Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our
state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle
circuit, and sports halls.
Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational
Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses
including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
The opportunity, if applicable, to apply for a PhD.
Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are
And much more!
If you are looking for a role that aims to improve patient outcomes and
provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your career, your
national and international profile and broaden your expertise through
methodological research, apply today.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please
Prof Deb Stocken, Head of Statistics
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5616
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Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Working Time: 100% at 37.5 hours per week
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (Open ended fixed funding for 36 months due
to external grant income)
Release Date: Monday 04 July 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 31 July 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Downloads: Candidate Brief