University of Leicester Leicester
Summary Biomedical Statistician Vacancy ID: 964 Location: Leicester Department: Cardiovascular Sciences Vacancy terms: Part-time (0.5FTE) fixed term contract for 12 months, not beyond 7 May 2020 Salary details: Grade 7 £34,189 to £36,261 per annum due to funding restrictions Hours per week: 18.75 Advert closes midnight on: 10 Apr 2019 Apply Back to results About the role Joining a British Heart Foundation funded research programme you will conduct high-level and complex statistical analyses of genetic, gene expression and cellular phenotyping data generated through the project. The research programme aims to determine the influences of genetic variants on vascular cell behaviour in relation to cardiovascular disease. You will use your exceptional statistical knowledge and communication skills to provide input into the preparation of publications, reports and grants and develop collaborative relationships with the University, nationally and internationally. About you You will bring to the role an in-depth knowledge of biomedical statistics, data analysis and statistical software, gained either through a relevant higher degree or extensive relevant statistical work experience in a HE, health or clinical setting. Desirable attributes also include evidence of research activity, contributions to successful grant applications, experience of analysing genetic data and knowledge of statistical design. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, able to engage with other members of the department for critical discussion of research and exchange of new ideas and approaches that might benefit the research. Additional information Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world's leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching. In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Shu Ye on [email protected] There is also a vacancy available for a Bioinformatician. Further information about this post is available here.