Biostatistician, Statistician. Fantastic career developing 6-Month paid Biostatistician, Statistician opportunity with Future Genetics Limited.
Outline of Job description
This is a rare 6-Month employment opportunity where you can learn and gain valuable experience & insights of analysing medical datasets across 19 diseases that cause significant poor health and death in the UK.
Future Genetics is principally focused on equality and empowerment, and with this we have now launched an extensive graduate training opportunity that provides six months of paid employment for young graduates aged between 18-24 in the field of Biostatistics, Statistics.
You will be working and be part of the largest Clinical Research Study of its kind, which is called EMPOWER-1. This study is designed to reduce health inequalities that exist between ethnic populations in the UK (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03987633).
The study is generating very large datasets that relate to disease epidemiology and progression along with variations in the suitability of medicines for different populations.
We are now expanding our team and looking for someone early in their career who wants to apply their learnings from university around biostatistics, statistics, and bioinformatics to our projects.
In addition to gaining experience working on a diverse and challenging project, you will be named as co-author on scientific and medical publications where you have made a significant contribution, similar to our recent oral poster presentation at the Royal College of General Practitioners meeting (11-12 February 2021), where 5 early-career Future Genetics researchers that are working as 1-year contractors are listed as co-authors.
You will work closely with three of our current Medical Records Analysts to establish the statistical significance of different datasets and analyses. This will include work such as: applying statistical methodology to complex datasets; support analysis for different disease population studies; reviewing analysis plans for appropriate methods; work with the wider team to best ensure study outputs are of a high standard and produced in a timely manner
Skills that the young person will develop
At the end of your 6-month employment, you will have worked in multi-disciplinary teams that required you to conveying complex information to people who may not be specialists. You will have also broadened your skills and experience in working across 19 different disease areas that are a significant cause of poor health and death in the UK. That experience should enhance your CV and skills portfolio.
Period of employment
These 6-month positions are based on working 25-hours a week with pay at the National Minimum Wage/ National Living Wage (as applicable) for the persons age group.
The position is based at our research facility in Wolverhampton.
Given that the COVID-19 crisis has impacted the availability of work opportunities where there is a risk of long-term unemployment, these positions are only open to young people aged between 18-24 who are receiving Universal Credit. Given the nature of the role, the applicant should have completed a degree in Bio-statistics or Statistics.
How to apply
If you are eligible, please contact your local Job Centre to discuss the opportunity with your DWP Work Coach. Please provide them with the company name (Future Genetics) and Job title (Bio-statistician, Statistician).