Apprentice Statistician

Job Locations UK-Greater London-Chiswick
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(03/03/2023 09:37)
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PHASTAR is a multiple award-winning global biometrics Contract Research Organisation (CRO). We partner with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device organizations to provide the expertise and processes to manage and deliver on time, quality biostatistics, programming, data management and data science services. Operating across the UK, US, Canada, France, Spain, Germany, Kenya, Australia, India, China, and Japan, PHASTAR is the second largest specialised biometrics provider globally, and the largest in the UK.



Accredited as an outstanding company to work for, PHASTAR is committed to employee engagement, workplace satisfaction and ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We offer flexible working, involvement in developing company-wide initiatives, structured training and development plans, and a truly supportive, fun, and friendly environment.

What’s more, when you join our team, PHASTAR will plant a tree in your honour, as one of our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives. So, not only would you get your dream job, you’ll also be helping to save the planet!


Medical Statistics Programme Level 7 Apprenticeship with PHASTAR

A career at PHASTAR offers you the chance to work with a supportive and dynamic team, where you will play a vital role in the development of future lifesaving medicines. Enjoy gaining valuable on-the-job experience in an intellectually stimulating environment, whilst earning a salary at the same time and achieving a nationally recognised qualification from the University of Strathclyde.

A level 7 apprenticeship programme, where you will work towards a Masters level degree through on-the-job experience, combined with part-time, online learning and study, over a 3-year period.

You will cover the following programme modules in each year:

Year 1 (60 credits of taught modules) - Foundations of probability and statistics, Data analytics in R, Statistical modelling and analysis

Year 2 (60 credits of taught modules) - Medical statistics, Quantitative risk analysis, Survey design and analysis, spatial statistics, Effective statistical consultancy

Year 3 - 60 credit project

You will complete all of your modules and learning requirements on the University of Strathclyde’s online learning platform.


  • Mathematics related honours degree

  • Demonstrable knowledge and completed modules in Statistics

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Enthusiastic, ambitious and a strong team player

Phastar is committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunities and to encouraging the establishment of a diverse workforce. It is our policy to employ individuals on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed and their potential for development, regardless of age, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, or belief. This includes creating a culture that fully reflects our commitment to equal opportunities for all.


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Phastar does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Phastar's Head of Talent Acquisition to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Phastar. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Phastar. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Phastar. Phastar shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.


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