Senior Statistician

Location:  Hybrid – ICNARC offices and home

Salary: £50-£60k (depending on experience)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Start:  As soon as possible



The Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) is a small, independent, nationally and internationally respected, scientific, not-for-profit organisation (c50 staff in total). We use accurate data to help improve the quality of critical care through audit, research and education, conducted with, and in the interests of, patients and those who care for them. Most recently, ICNARC has been centrally involved in the response to COVID-19 through weekly reporting on admissions to, and outcomes from, intensive care and as the UK methods centre for the CMO endorsed REMAP-CAP randomised clinical trial.


About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the statistical team that has underpinned high profile, national reporting on intensive care during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking for a Senior Statistician to provide statistical expertise to trial design and analysis in support of the delivery of our research portfolio through our UKCRC fully-registered Clinical Trials Unit and provide statistical support for our National Audit Programme, an umbrella of four national clinical audits managed by ICNARC. We are particularly keen to receive applications from statisticians with experience of Bayesian clinical trial design.


What you will need to succeed

Applicants must have: a PhD in Medical Statistics (or equivalent experience); substantial experience in the design and analysis of randomised controlled trials and other research studies; experience in the analysis of large and complex datasets; experience of contributing to funding applications; a strong ability in the use of standard statistical software; and evidence of research productivity.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal, team working and organisational skills together with a high level of attention to detail in all aspects of work. They will have the ability to: express technical information clearly to a wide range of people through both written and verbal communication; build relationships and develop collaborations; and undertake advisory and consultancy activities.

The successful candidate will provide effective leadership and management by promoting and supporting development of statisticians through mentorship, training and education. This will include providing direct line management of performance and workloads ensuring that staff have appropriate knowledge, skills and development opportunities to succeed and progress within their roles.


What you’ll get in return

In addition to an annual salary you will also have access to a benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday per year;
  • Life assurance;
  • flexible working;
  • interest-free season ticket loan;
  • enhanced pension scheme;
  • enhanced sick pay;
  • employee assistance programme;
  • access to a range of benefits and discounts focused on Health & Wellbeing, Family, Technology and Exercise & Fitness;
  • support with further academic/professional development.

How to apply 

Please read the job description for the role. The person specification sets out the skills and experience we are looking for. Please submit a cover letter setting out your suitability for the role and a current CV.  Each document should be no longer than 2 sides of A4.


Senior Statistician Job Description PDF


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Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, please note the advert will be closed early if an appointment is made therefore please do not delay in applying.


“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.”