The Institute of Food Research is seeking a senior statistician to join the Analytical Sciences team, which provides core resources and support to staff and students. From 28th April 2017, the Institute of Food Research will integrate into the Quadram Institute, a new interdisciplinary research institute at the forefront of a new era in food and health research at the heart of the Norwich Research Park.
The post holder will carry out statistical analysis in collaboration with researchers and students working across the Quadram Institutes strategic science programmes. Provision of training and support to PhD students will also be a key duty. The ability to communicate effectively statistical concepts both written and orally to non-specialists is essential. The post holder will be expected 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).
The ideal candidate will hold a professional qualification in statistics, first and/or higher degrees with a significant statistics content, and substantial experience of statistical analysis of biological data and systems. Direct experience of experimental design and planning of animal, human and clinical trials would be an advantage.
We offer a competitive salary dependent on qualifications and experience. This post is for an indefinite contract.
For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site http://jobs.ifr.ac.uk or contact Human Resources, Norwich BioScience Institutes Partnership, Norwich Bioscience Institutes, Norwich, NR4 7UA, UK, 01603 450149 quoting reference 1003187.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society. The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values. To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.
As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.
The closing date for applications will be 9th May 2017.
The Institute of Food Research is a registered charity (No 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.