Medical Statistician

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 Per annum
17 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (24 months)
Closing Date:  Friday 15 October 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1353821CM-R

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) is a UKCRC registered unit, and was set up in 2006 to design and conduct academically led clinical trials. The Unit employs trial managers, trial coordinators, data managers, statisticians and regulatory staff. It has a close relationship with the Research Design Service South Central office in the Faculty of Medicine and with other registered Trials Units across the UK. We manage several high quality multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice.  The Unit is core funded by Cancer Research UK and has CTU support funding from the NHS National Institute for Health Research and is based at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the clinical trials unit. You will work with the Senior Statistician and the trial teams and will take responsibility for trial analysis plans and interim and final trial analyses while developing expertise in study design and grant application writing. Candidates should have a PhD or post-graduate qualifications such as masters and experience in statistics or another relevant discipline. In addition, you should be familiar with either STATA or SAS, have good communication skills, possess initiative, and be able to work effectively within a team.

The position is available on a full time fixed-term contract for 24 months in the first instance. The salary offered within the range will depend on experience. The post will be based within SCTU at Southampton General Hospital.

For informal discussions please contact Sean Ewings (

Please visit the CTU website at for further information about the unit.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1353821CM-R on all correspondence. 

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.