Statistician at Queen Mary University of London

Statistician – Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, Queen Mary University of London

Department: Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Salary: £40,223 – £49,785 (Grade 4/5)

Location: Whitechapel, London, UK

Closing date: 13 March 2024

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About the Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic statistician to join a flourishing Clinical Trials Unit supporting high quality research studies in primary care, psychiatry, surgery, orthopaedics and beyond. The post will include contributing to trial protocols, developing statistical analysis plans, and conducting statistical analyses. The post-holder will also be expected to do a small amount of teaching.

The Wolfson Institute of Population Health harnesses expertise across a wide range of population based research and education activities and aims to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in population health, primary care and preventive medicine.

The post-holder will work in the Centre for Evaluation and Methods (CEM), a thriving centre that incorporates collaborative units who work to deliver outstanding research based on their combined and complementary strengths. The post-holder will contribute in particular to the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit.

About You

You should have an MSc or higher in statistics or similar, and previous experience of providing statistical input in healthcare research, as well as a good understanding of clinical trial design in applied health research. You must be able to work as part of a team and to organise and prioritise your own work.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jo Haviland,

For further details and to apply:

The closing date for applications is 13 March 2024