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Senior Research Associate in Pharmaceutical Statistics

Mathematics & Statistics
Salary:   £33,518 to £38,832
Closing Date:   Thursday 12 October 2017
Interview Date:   Friday 20 October 2017
Reference:  A2053

We are seeking applications for a 3-year Senior Research Associate post to work within the Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics (MPS) Research Unit ( in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Lancaster University. The Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit is directed by Professor Thomas Jaki and undertakes collaborative research with the pharmaceutical industry and medical research institutes. MPS is part of the MRC North West Hub for Trials Methodology Research (NWHTMR) and the network of Hubs
( The NWHTMR is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster, Manchester and Bangor in which the Unit leads the theme on the design and analysis of early phase clinical trials.

You will work on methods for identifying cutpoints for biomarkers, provide support for trials implementing novel designs and become involved in professional development courses associated with your expertise.

Experience of teaching and programming skills using software such as R are desirable, but training on these aspects of the job can be provided.
Starting date: 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquires can be addressed to Professor Thomas Jaki (

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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