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Position: National Data Manager and Bioinformatician - Quality in Organ Donation Programme
Institution: University of Oxford
Department: Surgical Sciences
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Quality in Organ Donation (QUOD) Programme concerns a national UK bioresource in organ donation and transplantation integrating matching clinical data and scientific technology platforms. The aim is to improve the quality of organs retrieved for transplantation through better understanding of mechanisms of injury and feasible targeted strategies to repair donor organs. You will be responsible for supporting the data management infrastructure of the QUOD Programme and for co-ordinating data retrieval in close collaboration with research groups and NHSBT, who maintains the UK Transplant Registry
Requirements: You will have a background in a quantitative discipline to degree level, a good working knowledge of statistics and relevant software, and ability to produce custom computer programming scripts and manage concurrent projects. It is also important if you had previous experience in bioinformatics research and desirable that you had management experience in an academic environment
   
Text: National Data Manager and Bioinformatician Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Oxford Transplant Centre, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a. We invite applications for the exciting role of National Data Manager and Bioinformatician to work on the Quality in Organ Donation (QUOD) Programme. The QUOD Programme concerns a national UK bioresource in organ donation and transplantation integrating matching clinical data and scientific technology platforms. QUOD was established by Professor Rutger Ploeg in 2012 and is hosted by the University of Oxford. The aim of this national Academic Consortium in the UK sponsored and facilitated by NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is to improve the quality of organs retrieved for transplantation through better understanding of mechanisms of injury and feasible targeted strategies to repair donor organs. You will be responsible for supporting the data management infrastructure of the QUOD Programme and for co-ordinating data retrieval in close collaboration with research groups and NHSBT, who maintains the UK Transplant Registry. In addition, you will be an important liaison for bioinformatics related questions with research groups applying for QUOD samples, helping to design and also analyse data integrating results from novel molecular techniques and matching clinical information. You will have the opportunity to liaise with a multi-dimensional analytics group for omics research in collaboration with Benedikt Kessler at the Target Discovery Institute (TDI) and Big Data Institute (BDI). You will report to Professor Rutger Ploeg in Oxford and liaise with colleagues at NHSBT in Bristol and be responsible for achieving objectives of the project related to data collection, analysis, and reporting. You will have a background in a quantitative discipline to degree level, a good working knowledge of statistics and relevant software, and ability to produce custom computer programming scripts and manage concurrent projects. It is also important if you had previous experience in bioinformatics research and desirable that you had management experience in an academic environment. This full-time post is available immediately on a fixed-term basis until 31 March 2020 in the first instance. As part of your online application, you will be required to upload a CV and covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA710 on all correspondence. Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 1 October 2018 can be considered. Interviews will be held on 16 October 2018. Contact Person : Lisa Bjork Vacancy ID : 136629 Contact Phone : 01865 612299 Closing Date : 01-Oct-2018 Contact Email : recruitment@nds.ox.ac.uk Click on the link(s) below to view documents Filesize 710 - National Data Manager & Bioinformatician JD 906.7
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