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Head of Medical Statistics


  • Organization: MAM - Medical Action Myanmar
  • Location: Yangon
  • Grade: Senior Executive
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Medical Technology (Med Tech)
  • Closing Date: 2022-05-23

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Provision of coordination of statisticians and doctors with regards to data analysis and statistics. 

This includes;

•          To support the design of clinical trials and quasi-experimental research designs 

•          Determining the appropriate sample sizes needed to answer research hypotheses; 

•          Writing statistical sections of the study protocols; 

•          Reviewing methodological aspects of study protocols; 

•          Data analysis and interpretation and presentation of research findings 

•          Co-authoring on manuscripts; 

•          Teaching, supervision of MSc students and co-supervision of DPhil/PhD students

Capacity building: 

•          Providing statistical clinics to researchers; 

•          To conduct training sessions with MAM and MOCRU staff on the use of statistical packages

•          Any other jobs as assigned by your supervisor


Selection criteria


•          Preferably a PhD or other postgraduate degree in medical statistics or statistics

•          Extensive experience in clinical trials research, tropical medicine research 

•          Extensive experience in the use of statistical software packages (Stata and R) for manipulation 

and analysis of data sets

•          Expertise and experience in fitting and interpreting complex statistical models, particularly 

multilevel models

•          Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate statistical 

concepts to people with limited statistical knowledge

•          Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise multiple tasks and meet 



•          Previous experience in clinical trials research, tropical medicine research and/or working with an 

International NGO

•          Experience in using interrupted time series or segmented regression analysis methods to 

evaluate the impact of an intervention using observational data

•          Experience in conducting training in introductory medical statistics and/or statistical software

MAM offers: 

•          Gross salary including benefits depending on experience between 2,400 –  4,400 USD per month

•          For expats: Accommodation and an annual leave ticket

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