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The Department of Medical Statistics wishes to appoint a statistician to work on research relating to major clinical trials and epidemiological studies. Much of this research concerns cardiovascular diseases, but available projects also cover a wide range of other medical topics. The research concerns both methodological developments and applied collaborative projects.  Teaching of postgraduate students would also be expected. 

The successful applicant requires an aptitude for both applied and methodological research, with relevant experience in statistical programming and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. An MSc in statistics or equivalent is essential and previous experience of clinical trials and/or epidemiological research is desirable. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full time and available from October 2020 to December 2020, with the possibility of further extension. Salary will be on the Academic Research Fellow Grade 6 in the range £40,011 – £45,437 per annum inclusive. The post will be subject to LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at . Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to 

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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