Statistician

Location: High Holborn, Central London; option for UK based remote working

Salary: Up to £45,000 (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus benefits

Type of contract: 1 x Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Contract start: ASAP

Do you want to use your statistical skills to influence national and local policy on the care of critically ill patients?

Do you want to work with one of the largest high quality, clinical database (of over 2 million records) of critically ill patients in the world?

Do you want to contribute to a host of methodological and observational studies as well as clinical trials?

If so, please join us at Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC).

ICNARC is a small, independent, nationally and internationally respected scientific not-for-profit organisation (c40 staff in total) using accurate data to help improve the quality of critical care through clinical audit and research, 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 intensive care and as the UK methods centre for the CMO endorsed REMAP-CAP trial which is currently recruiting in 120 centres in the UK.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Statistician to deliver statistical services in a unique and challenging setting. You will provide statistical expertise to trial design and analysis in support of the delivery of our research portfolio and provide statistical support for our National Audit Programme, an umbrella of four national clinical audits managed by ICNARC.

What you will need to succeed

You must have an MSc or PhD in Medical Statistics (or equivalent experience); experience in the analysis of routine health data and/or clinical trials and a good working knowledge of standard statistical software; the ability to express technical information clearly to a wide range of people through both written and verbal communication; the ability to plan actions to accomplish goals systematically, including establishing time-frames, allocating resources, and following up on details.

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.

The ability to relate to and communicate clearly, sensitively and effectively with people from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds are also essential.

What you’ll get in return

In return you will receive an annual salary of up to £45,000 per annum working for a well-established, scientific organisation in the centre of London but with facilities for remote working. You will also receive a generous benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays, per year and the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave after your first year of employment;
  • flexible working which is fully embedded in our culture;
  • interest-free season ticket loans;
  • support with further academic/professional development; and
  • an enhanced pension contribution after your first year of employment.

Download Job Description and Person Specification here: Statistician JD 2020 v1.0_JUL.PDF

Informal enquiries may be addressed to James Doidge, Senior Statistician, james.doidge@icnarc.org 

How to apply 

Please read the job description for the role, the person specification sets out the skills and experience we are looking for.

To apply for the role, please email your CV and cover letter addressing how you meet the role requirements to careers@icnarc.org.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th August, noon          

“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.”

Please download and complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form from our careers website and email it to us with your job application.