The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research
institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years.
We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying
the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease.
Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes
and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.
Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s
leading academic research centre.
Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.
The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our
mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
• Do you have a passion for the design and analysis of innovative clinical trials?
• Do you want variety in your work and opportunities to apply your statistical knowledge across a
number of therapeutic areas in oncology?
• Would you like to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team and with like-minded statisticians
at an internationally recognised cancer clinical trials unit?
• Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your leadership skills?
The Institute of Cancer Research, one of the world’s leading cancer research centres, is looking for a senior
statistician to join the Clinical
Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) at its Sutton site in Surrey.
You will be a motivated and experienced medical statistician with a research interest in clinical trials methodology.
You 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 cross our national and
The successful applicant will have a relevant higher degree and post-graduate experience as a bio-/medical
statistician working in the field of clinical trials and/or related biomarker/translational research, an
excellent understanding of randomised controlled trials and experience with survival analysis methods and of
applying statistical methods to real data.
Working knowledge of statistical software (e.g. Stata, R) is required.
Good communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English, are essential to liaise with multi-
disciplinary team members across multiple studies.
We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
Applications should be made via the e-recruitment system on the ICR website.
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
For more details please click on the link for the job description and person specification below.
To apply, please click here and apply online directly on the ICR website follow the instructions:
Closing Date: 25 October 2018
Division: Clinical Studies
Team: Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit
Vacancy Type: Full time
Type of Contract: Non-time Limited
Hours per Week: 35
Salary Range: Staff Scientist (£44,116 - £50,438) / Senior Staff Scientist (£51,649 - £60,526)
Additional information: Vacancy 521