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Statistician, University of Reading
£28,132 to £35,597
Statistical Services Centre (SSC), University of Reading
Full time & Permanent
Grade 6: £28,132 to £35,597 per annum
The Statistical Services Centre (SSC) provides statistical consultancy and training to a range of clients in the UK and abroad. We are now seeking to appoint an additional Statistician to join our successful team.
The ideal candidate will be expected to make a strong contribution to all of the areas of interest to the SSC; in particular our work in developing countries, much of which is in Sub-Saharan Africa. The candidate must be happy to travel both within the UK and overseas. Equally, given the variety of our work, we are seeking an enthusiastic person who enjoys the challenge of applied statistical problems and likes to keep up to date with statistical developments.
You will have:
• At least an M.Sc. in Statistics (or equivalent)
• Experience of working in a statistical consultancy and/or training role
• A willingness to travel, both within the UK and abroad
• A good working knowledge of mainstream statistical software
• The ability to work as part of a team and individually
• Excellent communication skills
In addition to a formal interview, candidates will be expected to informally meet staff, take a selection test, and deliver a formal presentation. This will take 2 days.
For an informal discussion contact the Director of the Statistical Services Centre (SSC), James Gallagher, on +44 (0)118 378 6730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can also contact the Deputy Director of the Statistical Services Centre (SSC), Carlos Barahona, on +44 (0)118 378 8026 or email email@example.com.
Closing date: 27 March 2014.
Interview dates: 1 and 2 May 2014 (attend both days).
To apply please visit www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
Please quote the reference number PM14011.
This position is UK based. UK working permit restrictions apply.
We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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Further particulars can be obtained by the following email address or website
The closing date is 27 March 2014