NIBSC Statistician - £39,853 p.a. + benefits

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The successful candidate will have the following:

Post-graduate qualification in Statistics or equivalent combination of qualification (containing a large statistical component) and relevant experience.

A broad working knowledge and sound understanding of applied statistics gained through both qualifications and experience. Practical understanding should include at least some of the following topics: experimental design, linear and nonlinear regression, mixed models, repeated measures, bioassay analysis.

Extensive expertise with statistical software (including R and/or SAS) and common office software (including Excel). Programming skills and experience of developing web applications using R would also be desirable.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to explain statistical methods, results and their conclusions to non-statisticians and provide formal or informal training in statistical methods and software.

The ability to develop and maintain good collaborative working relationships and work as statistician in multidisciplinary project teams, leading to productive output and the promotion of good statistical practice.

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Please ensure all application questions are completed; your application may not be considered if any key questions are left blank.

Closing date: 24th May 2020

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Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.


Our process requires that you apply through our careers site, where you will be asked to complete your application and answer some competency based questions. Applicants are assessed on whether they meet any mandatory requirements as well as the necessary skills and experience for the role score and then scored on their competency answers so please ensure you have read these thoroughly and allow sufficient time. You can view the competencies for this role in the job description.


In accordance with the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles our recruitment and selection processes are underpinned by the requirement of selection for appointment on the basis of merit by a fair and open competition. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact Mira Mepa, Head of Recruitment and Operations,, in the first instance. 


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