Does supporting world-class research and improving lives of patients excite you? Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Observation & Pragmatic Research Institute, (OPRI) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic member for our statistics team.

 

The role can be office based in one of our Singapore, Cambridge (UK) or Brisbane (AUS) offices, remote working will also be considered.

The OPRI statistics team evaluates real world data across a range of therapeutic areas from existing data base sources in Europe, Asia and USA. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your experience within a multidisciplinary team consisting of researchers, epidemiologists, medical experts, medical writers and other statisticians as part of a collaborate network of companies providing healthcare services.

As key member of this multidisciplinary team, you will be analysing large-scale electronic health record databases and conduct pragmatic clinical studies with the aim of:

  • Improving clinical care in chronic respiratory disease
  • Setting and improving research methods and standards
  • Nurturing international research collaborations

This provides clients with a better understanding of the burden of disease, effectiveness or safety of pharmacological products and the impact of patient and environmental factors. With academic groundings in the respiratory field, our client base includes pharmaceutical companies, governmental and charitable institutions, as well as on-going academic collaborations.]

Qualifications & skills

Essential:

  • A minimum of two years employment based experience in medical statistics
  • A first or post-graduate degree in statistics or similar subject
  • Excellent statistical modelling skills and the ability to interpret analysis results
  • Sound IT skills and programming experience preferably in SAS but otherwise in Stata, R or SPSS
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • The ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise work appropriately

Desirable:

  • Experience with epidemiological studies or health care databases
  • Planning and analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs)
  • Peer reviewed publications
  • Some knowledge of health economics

 

Job Specification

Act as lead statistician for entire through-life of research projects:

  • Observational (database) studies; and/or Randomised Controlled Trials
  • Provide statistical input to study proposals and protocols, including:
    • Study design
    • Sample size & power calculations;
    • Statistical methods.
  • Develop statistical analysis plans
  • Carry out or supervise exploratory data analysis of datasets and baseline analyses.
  • Carry out complex statistical analyses of study outcomes and assist in the interpretation of results.
  • Contribute to the final statistical analysis report (including production of summary tables and figures)
  • Carry out quality control analyses for other statisticians in the team
  • Provide mentoring and support to others
  • Provide statistical advice and support in the dissemination of final results as: abstracts, posters and oral presentations at international & national conferences; academic publications.

Contract and Salary

Flexible, part time and remote working will be considered. Immediate start is available. Salaries are dependent on qualifications and experience. Below is a guide to the UK salary ranges:

Senior Medical Statistician (postgraduate degree, MSc or PhD, 5+ years relevant experience): £34,000+ FTE

Location

Oakington, Cambridgeshire (UK), Paya Lebar (Singapore) and Brisbane (AUS), remote working will be considered

Hiring process

Please send your CV with a covering letter summarising your suitability for the role and why you would like to join us. We review all applications we receive. If we believe you are a suitable candidate for the role, we will request remote skills testing. Following adequate testing, you will be invited to a face to face competency interview.

For more information about our work visit our website http://opri.sg/