Senior Medical Statistician

Observation & Pragmatic Research Institute, (OPRI)

Cambridge, UK

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Does supporting world-class research and improving lives of patients excite you? Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Observation & Pragmatic Research Institute, (OPRI) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic member for our statistics team. The role can be based in one of our Singapore (Paya Lebar), Cambridge or Brisbane offices. For experienced individuals, remote working may also be considered.

The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team consisting of researchers, epidemiologists, medical experts, medical writers and other statisticians. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with large-scale electronic health record databases and conduct pragmatic clinical studies across a range of therapeutic areas.

Primary responsibilities

  • Management of the statistics team
  • Provide statistical input to research proposals and protocols for academic and commercial clients, tasks including:
    • Study design
    • Sample size and power calculations
    • Statistical methodology
  • Act as the lead statistician on assigned research projects undertaking tasks including:
    • Develop data cleaning processes and imputation strategy as required.
    • Conduct or supervise exploratory data analysis of datasets and baseline variables.
    • Conduct statistical analyses of study outcomes and assist in the interpretation of results.
    • Contribute to the final statistical analysis report (including production of summary tables and figures).
    • Contribute to journal publications and conference abstracts and posters.
    • Carry out quality tasks for other research team members.
    • Mentor junior researchers

Qualifications

  • A first or post-graduate degree in statistics or equivalent subject.

Experience

  • A minimum of five years’ work experience in medical statistics.
  • Excellent statistical modelling skills and the ability to interpret analysis results.
  • Sound IT skills and programming experience using statistics software such as STATA, SAS or R
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with epidemiological studies or health care databases
  • Experience in designing and conducting analysis for randomised controlled trials
  • Evidence of peer reviewed publications
  • Some knowledge of health economics

About The Observational Pragmatic Research Institute (OPRI)

OPRI is an independent organisation with a focus on generating real world clinical evidence with a primary focus on respiratory care. OPRI aims to improve disease management and patient outcomes by undertaking the highest quality observational and pragmatic clinical research. OPRI focuses on identifying real-life factors that influence outcomes and real-life effectiveness both in terms of disease management and pharmacological interventions. By collaborating with world-renowned clinical, academic and industry partners, OPRI drives a vision for inclusion of real-life research into all aspects of medical research and clinical practice and publishes 40+ manuscripts a year.

Contract and Salary

Part-time and full-time roles are considered.

Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and your experience but will be around £40,000.

Immediate start is available.


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