Statistical Consultant

University of Oxford

Oxford, UK

32,236 – £39,609

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Applications are invited for a full-time Statistical Consultant reporting to the Director of Statistical Consultancy Services. The post holder will be a member of Oxford University Statistical Consulting with responsibility for undertaking consultancy projects.

The Statistical Consultant’s main duties and responsibilities will include: liaising with clients to understand their needs in the domain of statistics and data analysis; formulating and solving their statistical problems; interpreting and delivering the results of the statistical analysis as well as developing and delivering the appropriate code and software where required. The Statistical Consultant will be expected to provide bespoke statistical analysis and advice for stakeholders regarding their products, services and processes. This will include both general data analysis as well as specialist methodological advice.

Selection Criteria

Essential

  • A Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing or a related subject. Grade 7 applicants would require a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific subject
  • Possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to undertake a wide range of statistical consultancy projects
  • Have the ability to manage own projects and associated activities independently
  • Be able to collaborate effectively with external clients and stakeholders at all levels
  • Communicate engagingly both in writing and orally
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to advise and influence the work of others
  • Demonstrate strong programming skills

Desirable

  • A PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific subject
  • Client facing experience
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience of Machine Learning techniques


Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a. If no suitable applicants are identified on a Grade 7, an appointment on Grade 6 (£28,660 - £34,189) with an appropriate adjustment in the duties may be considered.

This post is fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 22 February 2019 will be considered.

Interviews will be held on 13 March 2019


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