Jobs at the University of Plymouth

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Placed second in the UK in the Times Highers’ global young universities, we’re focused on building on our strengths and have a number of roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new ideas.

At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.

Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. From academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. 

As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. 

Find out more about the benefits we offer you.

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Professor/Associate Professor in Medical Statistics

The Medical Statistics Group at the University of Plymouth is a group of medical statisticians with a broad range of knowledge, skills and experience based within our Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences, which has amongst the broadest range of health and social care professional education in the UK, with 4,500 professionals in training at any time across 60 programmes in six schools integrated into a single faculty. Delivered through its Plymouth Institute for Health and Care Research our researchers form a thriving community that conducts adventurous world-leading research with the explicit purpose of improving the health and care of the populations we serve. At the heart of our mission is a desire to solve the problems that really matter to people.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated senior statistician to lead research, consultancy and teaching activities in the successful Medical Statistics Group. You will lead in continuing the strategic development of the Group, including securing substantial external funding.

This post also provides an opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to undertake the role of the Director of the Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU), leading the strategic development and management of PenCTU has held full UKCRC-registration since 2007 and works in partnership with clinicians, researchers, the NIHR Research Design Service South West, the Clinical Research Network and other partners from across the South West Peninsula and beyond. 

For further details, including a full candidate brief and to discover more about our stunning location in the South West, please view the full advert.

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Our diverse community

Equality and diversity is the glue that holds us together

Welcoming you in. Helping you stay motivated and healthy. Considering your future. We value your contribution to the University and reward you from the outset.

We want healthy, happy, fulfilled employees who love coming to work. That’s why, whether you've just joined us, or have worked with us throughout your career, we offer a raft of incentives and rewards.

Become part of a team where everyone makes a difference, and enjoy a host of valuable benefits designed to enhance your lifestyle at work, and at home.

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