50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP60000/annum Depending on Exp
11 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Scintillant and LinkPoint Resources specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the life sciences sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Statistician to join a highly professional organisation based in Norwich.

Job Summary:

Main Duties:

To carry out statistical analysis in collaboration with researchers and students, working across all areas of science, but primarily in human and animal studies.
To carry out experimental design and power calculations at the experiment planning stage, in conjunction with research leaders and staff.
To provide help and training in basic statistics and the use of various standard statistical packages to staff and students.
To deputise for the Institute Statistician as required and carry out various sign-off duties (e.g. experimental designs; statistical approval during the governance process relating to human/animal studies).
As agreed with the line manager, any other duties commensurate with the nature of the post.

Experience & Skills


Significant experience of biostatistical analysis
Experience of working on projects involving animal, human and clinical trials
Knowledge and experience of statistical software tools and methods
Proven track record of reporting on statistical analysis e.g. for inclusion in scientific papers
Excellent interpersonal skills - approachability
Ability to conduct dialogue on statistical matters with non-specialists
Ability to engage with researchers about their science, and ask relevant questions - to understand the language of biologists
Interest and ability to engage with students and provide training
Demonstrated ability to work independently, using initiative and problem solving skills
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to present complex information with clarity
Ability to follow instructions/Standard Operating Procedures
Promotes and strives for continuous improvement
Willingness to work outside standard working hours when required


Experience of experimental design
Planning of animal, human and clinical trials

Education & Qualifications


First degree in statistics, maths or a mathematical science
Recognised professional qualification in statistics


PhD involving biostatistical analysis