14 Sep

Postgraduate Research Statistical Officer Jobs Vacancy at University Reading Reading

Position
Postgraduate Research Statistical Officer
Company
University Reading
Location
Reading ENG
Opening
14 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

University Reading Reading urgently required following position for Postgraduate Research Statistical Officer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Postgraduate Research Statistical Officer Jobs Vacancy at University Reading Reading Jobs Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Graduate School for a new post of Statistical Training Officer to provide support to postgraduate research students. The training officer will initially work with Graduate School staff to develop courses and associated workshops for research students on statistical methods and the use of statistical software packages. This development work will also include designing support for students who are studying for their PhD by Distance (for example, webinars). The post-holder will subsequently be responsible for running the courses and workshops, as well as for providing advice to individual research students about the statistical aspects of their research projects.
The successful appointee should hold a PhD in Statistics or a related discipline.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Graduate School for a new post of Statistical Training Officer to provide support to postgraduate research students. The training officer will initially work with Graduate School staff to develop courses and associated workshops for research students on statistical methods and the use of statistical software packages. This development work will also include designing support for students who are studying for their PhD by Distance (for example, webinars). The post-holder will subsequently be responsible for running the courses and workshops, as well as for providing advice to individual research students about the statistical aspects of their research projects.
The successful appointee should hold a PhD in Statistics or a related discipline.
The post is full-time and can start as soon as the appointee is available.
There are around 1400 postgraduate research students in Reading, the majority of whom are studying for PhDs. The Graduate School is responsible for the support and management of these students, as well as for the provision of generic research and professional skills training.

You will have:
A PhD, preferably in Statistics
Practical knowledge of essential statistical methodologies
Working knowledge of mainstream statistical packages
Experience of the development and delivery of statistical training courses
Experience of preparing and giving presentations
Ability to teach, and provide statistical advice to, research students with varying ability levels
Informal contact details
Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:
Dean of Postgraduate Research Studies

Contact role:
Associate Director of PGR Studies

Contact name:
Professor Dianne Berry

Contact name:
Dr Emma Minns

Contact email:
d.c.berry@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:
e.h.minns@reading.ac.uk
Interview Date: 7th November 2017
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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