Job vacancy: Research assistant/associate (Cardiff University's Centre for Trials Research)

Closing date: 7 February 2019

The Centre for Trials Research (CTR) at Cardiff University is the largest group of academic clinical trials staff in Wales, and has earned full UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered status. The Centre tackles the big diseases and health concerns of our time, including growing resistance to antibiotics, early cancer diagnosis and how to eliminate health inequalities. It achieves this by forming partnerships with researchers and building lasting relationships with the public, whose participation is essential for the success of studies.

As part of its continued growth a new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a research assistant / associate in statistics to join CTR. The CTR is staffed by a range of experts, including statisticians, trial managers, data managers, database programmers, health professionals and quality assurance officers. These staff work with clinicians and research groups to develop and complete trials from the basic idea through to publication in high-quality journals and disseminating the final results at national and international conferences and meetings.

You will contribute to the design, management and analysis of research data for a range of trials within the CTR. Applicants should have experience of testing research hypotheses using statistical methods.

The Centre for Trials Research is part-funded by Health and Care Research Wales. 

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £27,025 - £39,609 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Job reference: 8107BR

Closing date: 7 February 2019 

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