Research Statistician

Job description

Location: Oxygen House

Term: Permanent – Full Time

Salary: £competitive + depending on experience


About the role

We are seeking experienced researchers to join our sports modelling teams.

Successful applicants will work at the leading edge of sports modelling, helping us to continue to develop our models and techniques, in order to enhance understanding of the complex relationships inherent in competitive sports. 


About us

Oxygen House is the award-winning Head Office of several companies, all with a data and statistics leaning. We have a range of on-site facilities that, as an employee, you can use free of charge.  There’s an all-weather outdoor pitch just outside for netball, football and tennis, an on-site gym offering regular fitness classes, a pool table, table tennis and football, and a café serving delicious, local, and organic food. All for free.


On top of this, we have great views with the foothills of Dartmoor and boats out at sea on the horizon, and the beach just 20 minutes away. We’re constantly organising events and activities to support our charities and to socialise, from summer picnics and cycling on Dartmoor, to movie nights in the office and evening events in the City. Our work is serious but we’re all about having fun while we do it!


Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree in mathematics or a similarly numerate subject, along with postgraduate research experience.

Essential qualifications and skills:

  • undergraduate degree in a numerate subject with an interest in statistics
  • postgraduate degree (PhD) or postgraduate level research experience
  • experience working autonomously on research projects
  • ability to quickly learn and apply new statistical and computational techniques
  • understanding of probability in relation to sporting outcomes
  • interest or involvement in a variety of sports
  • experience in programming


Unfortunately, at this current time, we cannot accept applications that require sponsorship for an employment visa.