Location: Oxford

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
£45,000 a year

 Job Purpose
We are seeking an experienced Medical Statistician with a strong background in clinical trial statistics and statistical modelling (e.g., longitudinal data analysis, generalised linear mixed models, multinomial models, etc.) for large-scale data analytics and predictive modelling. The Medical Statistician needs to be familiar with statistical programming languages (e.g., R, Python). The main responsibilities of the role include data management and cleaning, data integration, and constructing advanced statistical models. The Medical Statistician will work closely with a wider team of machine learning researchers and clinical researchers. The successful candidate will provide statistical expertise, and will be actively involved in study design, data preparation and analyses, preparation of reports and presentation of research.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparing statistical analysis plans (clinical trials and experimental design), undertaking statistical analyses, and taking full responsibility for data analyses.
  • Recognising problems arising during the execution and analysis of studies and identifying possible solutions.
  • Identifying data to be collected, developing coding schedules. Extracting and manipulating subsets of the data for use in research projects.
  • Central management (including, but not limited to design, development, linkage, cleaning, validating, consistency checking and refining) of multiple large databases.
  • Preparing data dumps, managing data, performing data cleaning, and providing advice on data preparation.
  • Writing relevant sections of any report/paper/presentation, including preparation of graphics for public presentations.
  • Present findings at internal meetings.
  • This list of duties is not exhaustive and the post holder may be asked to carry out other duties through discussion with their line manager.

Person Specification



  • A postgraduate degree in statistics and/or mathematics (or closely related subjects).

Evidenced by Certificates.

Skills and abilities


  • Independence and initiative to work unsupervised with excellent attention to detail.
  • Cross-disciplinary problem-solving and project-management skills.
  • Ability to assimilate current statistical and mathematical literature on a topic and address investigations accordingly.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.


  • Documenting, maintaining and organizing well-structured versions of the database schemas and data dictionaries.

Evidenced by CV, interview.



  • Familiarity with database languages; e.g. SQL.

Evidenced by CV, interview.



  • Experience in advanced statistical modelling including longitudinal data analysis and mixed mode.
  • Experience or interest in using statistical modelling to prepare clinical trials and analyse their outcome.
  • Experience in R or Python.
  • Experience in conducting analysis of medical research data.


  • Experience or interest in multivariate survival analysis and causal inference.
  • Experience of data management at large scale.
  • Exploring IT and data management tools for handling large and complex datasets.

Evidenced by CV, interview.

Personal Qualities


  • Interest in medical research.

Evidenced by CV, interview.

Our Benefits

Ultromics is committed to promoting work-life balance and offers a range of benefits to encourage this, including:

  • Flexible working hours between 7am-7pm
  • Remote Working days
  • Bonus scheme
  • Share option scheme
  • PMI
  • Life assurance
  • Two additional paid Company holidays in December
  • Fitness-incentive benefit (receive £250 back every 6 months for fitness-related activities outside the home)
  • Company-wide events (COVID-permitting)
  • 5% Company pension contribution
  • Sabbatical policy
  • Employee referral reward
  • Cyclescheme

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. Entry into employment and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant or member of staff shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

If you’re selected for an interview and have special requirements due to a disability please let us know so that we can make any necessary adjustments.

Information Security Compliance
By applying for this position, you are confirming that you will be required to comply with Ultromics’ Information Security Policies if you are hired for this role.

Data Protection Compliance

By applying for this position, you are confirming that you understand that you will be required to comply with Ultromics’ Data Protection Policies and privacy management framework, if you are hired for this role.

Posting date: 03/09/2020

Reports to: CTO

Application deadline: 03/10/2020

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £45,000.00 per year


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