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  • Posted on: 03rd Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum
  • REF: 154153
  • Closes: 01st December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Senior Data Scientist/Manager

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Grade 7: £33,309 – £40,927 per annum

Applications are invited for a Senior Data Scientist/ Data Manager, to work with Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox (Primary Care Epidemiology Research Group) on a research programme to undertake novel research to improve the early diagnosis, prevention and management of various diseases and medical conditions including COVID-19.

The postholder will work at the interface between epidemiology, medical statistics, data science and clinical medicine. They will enable high impact original quantitative research by facilitating access to very large primary care databases of electronic health records linked to hospital, mortality and cancer registry data (QResearch database https://www.qresearch.org/ )

Responsibilities will include working together with researchers to define projects, capture data requirements, manage, transform and curate the electronic health record in readiness for large scale data analytics and modelling. In addition, the post-holder will generate written documentation such as reports to funders and internal policies/guidance documents. The postholder will work closely with a wider team of programmers, clinicians, clinical researchers and administrator in multiple departments within the Medical Sciences Division.

You will have an undergraduate qualification or equivalent in a scientific or health related field; experience of data management e.g. data processing, data cleaning, data manipulation and a high level of attention to detail in order to deal with and process large complex datasets. As the team expands, the post holder will provide guidance to other members of the research group including research assistants, PhD students, and/or project volunteers and users of the QResearch database.

You will be based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG.

The position is funded by the MRC, NIHR and Innovate UK and is available immediately for 2 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is noon on 1st December 2021

Interviews will be on 14th December 2021

Potential applicants who would like to discuss the post are welcome to contact Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox via email at:julia.hippisley-cox@phc.ox.ac.uk

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