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Clinical Trials Statisticians & Biostatistician opportunities at the Institute of Cancer Research, Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU)

Please see below current opportunities to join the Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) at its Sutton site in Surrey, UK:


·        2 Medical Statisticians (link) – closing date 14 January 2018

·        1 Senior Medical Statistician (link)  – closing date 19 January 2018


You will be a motivated statistician and will work on the statistical development, oversight and analysis of a number of multi-centre phase II/III clinical trials and/or associated translational biomarker research studies across our national and international portfolio. The successful applicants for the statistician role will have a post-graduate qualification in statistics or a first degree in statistics and practical experience in medical statistics, a sound understanding of randomised controlled trials and experience with survival analysis methods and applying statistical methods to real data. The senior statistician role will additionally require a PhD or equivalent experience in clinical trials and/or biomarker research, and have the ability to manage statistical staff. Good communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English, are essential to liaise with multi-disciplinary team members across multiple studies


·        1 Biostatistician (link) – closing date 15 January 2018


The newly formed ICR-CTSU Genomic Analysis Team led by Dr. Maggie Cheang uses integration of multi-omics data, molecular classification of tumours, development of genomics assays for disease risk prediction and  identification of clinically relevant biomarkers as intermediate endpoints in clinical trials.  Your work will focus on supporting the identification of intermediate biomarker endpoints and de novo biomarker signatures for drug sensitivities. In addition to a statistical/mathematical-related first degree, the successful applicant will hold a post-graduate qualification in bioinformatics, statistics, computer science, engineering or mathematics. Your analytical experience will enable you to perform integrated analysis and visualisation of multi-omic datasets. You will also have gained significant experience in bioinformatics role/s, data analysis and related statistical methodologies, have undertaken training and have an interest in clinical trials, genomics or related fields.



Applications should be made via the e-recruitment system on the ICR website (link). When applying please upload your CV and a supporting statement outlining why you would be suitable for this position including how you meet the person specification and give the names and contact details of two referees. Further information may be obtained by emailing ICR-CTSU at the following address: