Jobs

Most of our job vacancies are advertised on the University of Oxford website. Current vacancies are listed below.

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Current vacancies:

  • Research Data Programmer
  • Data Governance Officer 

 

Research Data Programmer

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ

Grade 7: £32,817- £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 per annum

We are seeking a highly-motivated Research Data Programmer to join the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health in developing IDDO infrastructure and governance to make IDDO-held data FAIR, and also to accelerate access to COVID-19 data to support pandemic response, developing strong data integration across IDDO.

You will be responsible for helping to develop, expand, and apply equitable and sustainable FAIR (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, Reuse) assets to the IDDO Data Platform. This involves work along all stages of the FAIR principles, including the enrichment of metadata, minting of DOIs, documentation of tools used to standardize IDDO data, supporting the development of an efficient data pipeline, developing code to run standardisation programs and quality checks on curated data, and collaboration with IDDO statisticians to create analysis datasets and generate reports. The post will include project management responsibilities including the scoping and development of processes and the facilitation of communications across the multidisciplinary IDDO team to coordinate the roll-out of these processes. Writing standard operating procedures for these processes as well as contributing to writing manuscripts that describe IDDO work for the academic literature will be required. Curating data into a standard SDTM data structure and defining metadata structures to link data across the repository will also be key tasks.

It is essential that you hold a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline (Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Global Health, Epidemiology etc.), and have strong statistical knowledge and experience in processing datasets. You will have strong background in the use of programming for statistical and research analysis using Java, Python, and/or R, and have hands on experience in data manipulation, linkage and transformation. Is it essential that you are able to work independently and manage own workload and projects, and have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with people from different background and all levels of seniority.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.  Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract until 31 December 2022 in the first instance, with possibility of extension, and is funded by the Wellcome.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 9 August 2021 will be considered. Please quote 151862 on all correspondence.

For more information about the role

 

Data Governance Officer 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LG

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 per annum (pro rata). With reduced responsibilities, this post can be offered as a Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 with a discretionary range to £38,017 per annum (pro rata)

We are seeking a highly-motivated Data Governance Officer to join the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) based within NDM, where you will work across the IDDO portfolio of emerging infections (EI) and neglected poverty related diseases (NPRD) data themes.

In this dynamic and varied role you will manage and develop data access systems and processes for data re-use to facilitate the production of research and evidence, a central activity required to achieve IDDO’s vision and mission, delivering a lasting impact on global health resulting from IDDO’s programmes. You will take a proactive role in engaging with the members of IDDO’s various data access committees, data contributors and researchers seeking access to data – a broad range of stakeholders across the emerging infections and neglected poverty related disease communities, both nationally and internationally.

It is essential that you hold a degree in a relevant discipline and have awareness of the issues involved in the re-use of data relating to human subjects. You will have knowledge or previous experience with research ethics, data privacy, and/or sharing data. You will have proven administrative and project management experience, including attention to detail and the ability to keep accurate tracking records, and have strong diplomacy skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to build strong, trusting relationships and bring ownership and oversight to data access activities across IDDO, which require the engagement of both internal and external partners

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.  Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered part time (50% FTE) on a fixed term contract for 18 months and is funded by the Wellcome.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 2 August 2021 will be considered. Please quote 151761 on all correspondence.

For more information about the role