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Senior Research Associate or Research Associate

posted Feb 9, 2011, 7:27 AM by Pantelis Bagos

Mathematics & Statistics, Lancaster University, UK

Salary:   25,101 GBP to 35,788 GBP
Closing Date:   Monday 14 March 2011
Interview Date:   Tuesday 29 March 2011

Reference:   A185

The Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit is directed by Professor Anne Whitehead and undertakes collaborative research with the pharmaceutical industry and medical research institutes. The post is offered for a three year period in the first instance. Half of the funding will be provided by the MRC funded North West Hub for Trials Methodology Research. This is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Bangor in which the Unit leads the theme on the design and analysis of early phase clinical trials.  You will work on one of the research areas of interest within the Unit. You will also become involved in professional development courses and consultancy associated with your expertise.

Experience of teaching and programming skills using software such as SAS and R are desirable, but training on these aspects of the job can be provided.
Starting date: 1 July 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter.   
For further information about the post, please call Professor Anne Whitehead on 01524 594282, e-mail

Further details on how to apply for the post can be found at

This appointment will be to either a Senior Research Associate (Grade 7) or a Research Associate (Grade 6).


Professor Anne Whitehead

Medical & Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Fylde College

Lancaster University

Lancaster LA1 4YF



Tel: +44 (0)1524 594282

Fax: +44 (0)1524 592681