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
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
Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 9 August 2021 will be
considered. Please quote 151862 on all correspondence.
Contact Person : NDM Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 151862
Contact Phone : 01865 612945 Closing Date & Time : 09-Aug-2021 12:00
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org