Research Assistant in Biostatistics
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

The MRC Biostatistics Unit, one of Europe's leading biostatistics research institutions, is pleased to announce the launch of MRC Biostatistics Vacation Internship Programme. Under this programme, successful applicants will be employed by the Unit to undertake work which contributes to the Unit's established research portfolio.

These internships might ideally suit those close to completing their Masters studies, however, we are looking for the best applicants, regardless of background or career stage. Thus, applications from undergraduate students as well as those close to the completion of their PhD are also welcome.

The Unit has a number of research themes and would welcome applications from candidates with an interest in working in these areas.


The Unit's current research is categorised within 4 broad themes: 1. Design and analysis of randomised trials (DART) 2. Precision medicine and inference for complex outcomes (PREM) 3. Statistical omics (SOMX) 4. Statistical methods using data resources to improve population health (SURPH)

To find out more about these themes and possible projects, please visit https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/recruitment/vacation-internship-opportunities/ Successful candidates will be appointed to a fixed term position for anything from 6 weeks up to 6 months depending on availability and project at Grade 5 (£26,715 - £30,942).

The Unit is actively seeking to increase diversity among its staff, including promoting an equitable representation of men and women. The Unit therefore especially encourages applications from women, from minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths. Appointment will be made on merit.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working.


Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for applications is 5 April 2020 with interviews date to be confirmed.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Andrea Wadeson at andrea.wadeson@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference SL22754 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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