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Position: Data Scientist
Institution: University College London
Department: MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We have an opportunity for a Data Scientist within the Data Management Systems team. The purpose of the Data Scientist role is to improve the quality and practice of data management in the unit, by developing and implementing data management standards and procedures. The post holder will work with and provide support to study teams and database programmers in the production and deployment of study databases and data management practices, ensuring Unit standards are adhered to
Requirements: Candidates must have hands on experience of data management in clinical trials, particularly in the areas of CRF development and writing database metadata. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a strong team player and have the ability to adopt a pragmatic approach to problem solving. Additionally they will be able to prioritise a busy and varied workload effectively
   
Text: Data Scientist, - Ref:1874835 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 - £43,533 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL (MRC CTU) is an international centre of excellence for clinical trials and associated research, undertaking the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of large-scale, multi-centre studies, resolving internationally important questions in infectious diseases and cancer, and delivering swifter and more effective translation of scientific research into patient benefits. It does this by carrying out challenging and innovative studies, and developing and implementing methodological advances in study design, conduct and analysis. It hosts one of the MRCs five regional Hubs for Trials Methodology Research. The MRC CTU at UCL is a UKCRC registered trials unit and is part of the Institute for Clinical Trials and Methodology at UCL, within the Faculty of Population Health Sciences in the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences. We have an opportunity for a Data Scientist within the Data Management Systems team. The purpose of the Data Scientist role is to improve the quality and practice of data management in the unit, by developing and implementing data management standards and procedures. The post holder will work with and provide support to study teams and database programmers in the production and deployment of study databases and data management practices, ensuring Unit standards are adhered to. The role is offered as a 9 months fixed term contract with the possibility of an extension. Key Requirements Candidates must have hands on experience of data management in clinical trials, particularly in the areas of CRF development and writing database metadata. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a strong team player and have the ability to adopt a pragmatic approach to problem solving. Additionally they will be able to prioritise a busy and varied workload effectively. 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 Stephen Townsend, Senior Data Scientist on (stephen.pc.townsend@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 10 Mar 2021 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 and person specification Apply Now
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