Statistician - 3 months contract- Urgent

£45 - £50 per hour
11 Nov 2012
09 Dec 2012
Halima Khanom
Full Time

The position is for a statistician to conduct/lead statistical analyses in the field of healthcare.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Develop study designs and statistical analysis plans (SAP)
  • Provide statistical advice to peers and clients
  • Conduct statistical analyses, primarily in SAS (other software may be used, such as R and WinBugs)
  • Lead SAS programming teams to conduct data manipulation and statistical analyses
  • Verify/validate analysis results
  • Write statistical reports
  • Write manuscripts, abstracts, conference posters
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis (project update, results, discussion)

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of having worked with health data, and an ability to work independently.

Specific requirements are:

  • An MSc/PhD in statistics, biostatistics or econometrics with in-depth knowledge of multivariable models and survival analyses
  • Experience of having worked as a statistician analysing health-related data, ideally in the healthcare industry, consultancy or academia
  • In-depth knowledge of SAS is essential. Although the role is for a statistician rather than a programmer, the post-holder will work closely with SAS programmers, and will have to conduct statistical analyses in SAS regularly
  • Experience of observational data and/or registries is essential
  • Knowledge of data management methods to deal with high volumes of data is essential
  • Knowledge of Bayesian statistics and clinical trial data design/analysis would be an advantage

This is a great opportunity for a contractor looking to make a bit of extra cash before christmas.

For further information please call Halima khanom on 02077587322, and email an updated C.V

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