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Position: Database Programmer
Institution: Institute of Cancer Research
Department: Clinical Studies
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The role will be centred on constructing clinical trial databases using commercial products and providing first and second line IT support on the Unit's IT Helpdesk. Creating clinical database systems using Elsevier Macro clinical trial database management system. Providing first and second line support on the ICR-CTSU IT Helpdesk. Adapting and maintaining existing Macro clinical databases. Testing of clinical databases. System documentation. Maintain in-house trial data management systems, as required
Requirements: First degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or First degree in a scientific/numerate field with practical experience of working in an IT environment and programming knowledge. Basic experience of programming databases
Text: Database Programmer Closing Date 01/07/2018, 23:55 Location Sutton Division Clinical Studies Team Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit Vacancy Type Full time Type of Contract Fixed Term Length of Contract 2 years Hours per Week 35 Salary : £25,616 - £34,652 The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission - to make the discoveries that defeat cancer. Vacancy Description We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join the IT team in the Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit at the Institute of Cancer Research to provide database and related IT support to our section and affiliated staff. The role will be centred on constructing clinical trial databases using commercial products and providing first and second line IT support on the Unit's IT Helpdesk. Training will be provided where necessary and you should be keen to develop your general IT skills and knowledge, in particular within database design and programming. Excellent communication skills are essential, as team working and liaison with end users are an important part of the role. The post holder will join a team of seven IT staff supporting the Unit's scientific work in multi-centre Phase I, II and III clinical trials. Applicants should hold a first degree in Computer science, Computing or a scientific or numerate subject and this post would provide an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate. This appointment will be on a fixed term contract, for 2 years in the first instance. We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff. Funded by Cancer Research UK Job Description and Person Specification File upload field, to activate press space bar IS-4S JD PS_final.doc Converted file Additional Documentation for Candidates
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