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Position: Project Manager
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Health Informatics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The VIVALDI study is a longitudinal cohort study which is evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on care home staff and residents in England. The aims of the study are to understand SARS-CoV-2 infection, immunity and its duration in care home staff and residents in England; The study is currently running within 105 care homes across England that are run by the Four Seasons HealthCare group. Over the next month the study will expand to work with independent care homes and other large chains with an aim of recruiting > 11, 000 participants. Participants will undergo successive rounds of blood tests over a 12-month period that assess antibody and cell-mediated immune response to SARS-CoV-2 alongside nasopharyngeal swabs that will be used to assess for acute infection; The role of the post holder will be to set up and maintain management systems, coordinate with study sites and collaborating organisations and to act as the main UCL study contact, managing day-to-day logistical details and overseeing data collection and study recruitment. Current funding end date is 30 November 2021 in the first instance
Requirements: The post holder will have a degree or other relevant experience in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related discipline. They will be highly motivated and organised and have excellent communication skills. They will have had experience of working within a clinical study and of data management and will be able to work unsupervised within a larger team
   
Text: Project Manager, - Ref:1872011 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Health Informatics Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The VIVALDI study is a longitudinal cohort study which is evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on care home staff and residents in England. The aims of the study are to understand SARS-CoV-2 infection, immunity and its duration in care home staff and residents in England. The study is currently running within 105 care homes across England that are run by the Four Seasons HealthCare group. Over the next month the study will expand to work with independent care homes and other large chains with an aim of recruiting > 11,000 participants. Participants will undergo successive rounds of blood tests over a 12-month period that assess antibody and cell-mediated immune response to SARS-CoV-2 alongside nasopharyngeal swabs that will be used to assess for acute infection. The role of the post holder will be to set up and maintain management systems, coordinate with study sites and collaborating organisations and to act as the main UCL study contact, managing day-to-day logistical details and overseeing data collection and study recruitment. Current funding end date is 30 November 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements The post holder will have a degree or other relevant experience in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related discipline. They will be highly motivated and organised and have excellent communication skills. They will have had experience of working within a clinical study and of data management and will be able to work unsupervised within a larger team. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Dr Laura Shallcross, (l.shallcross@ucl.ac.uk). For any queries on the application process, please contact the IHI HR team at (ihi.hr@ucl.ac.uk). The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 8 Oct 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Spec Apply Now
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