You will be responsible for the randomisation validation for various randomised clinical trials and other research studies, under the supervision of the CHaRT Senior IT Manager and Senior Programmer. Authoring, updating and managing documentation for operating procedures and working practice documents relevant to the programming team. Verify, investigate and audit production processes and its conformance to QA standards and procedures. Validate randomisation algorithms and run simulations. Maintain documentation and expand the unit’s randomisation service
You should have a relevant degree in a subject allied to information technology or computer science along with demonstrable programming experience. Applicants must have experience of randomisation algorithms in a clinical trials software environment, authoring procedural documentation for clinical trials software
Programmer (Part-time, 50% of full-time) We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Programmer - Randomisation Technician (50% of full-time) to join an experienced team of clinical trial programmers in the Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT). CHaRT, part of the Health Services Research Unit (HSRU), University of Aberdeen, is a leader in UK clinical trials and the programming team contributes to worthwhile research by providing programming support and data management for multi-centre health care randomised trials and other research studies. This includes preparing randomisation schedules, setting up databases and online programming applications for data collection and assisting with the conduct of the studies (such as monitoring recruitment and scheduling participant follow up). School/Section Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition Division Institute of Applied Health Sciences Staff Category Administrative Position Type Part Time Closing Date 21/03/2018 Ref No HSR036A Documents Further Particulars and Person Specification.pdf (PDF , 513.99kb) The trials compare forms of health care. The role offers the opportunity to work with other staff in CHaRT/HSRU to deliver high quality work for important research questions whilst also providing excellent CPD prospects. Further details about the CHaRT trial portfolio are available at www.charttrials.abdn.ac.uk . You should have a relevant degree in a subject allied to information technology or computer science along with demonstrable programming experience. Applicants must have experience of randomisation algorithms in a clinical trials software environment, authoring procedural documentation for clinical trials software. Experience in handling large volumes of data and knowledge of the Data Protection Act is desirable. The ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary research team and with a broad range of people, without close supervision, to competing and tight deadlines is essential. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are also a requirement of this role. Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 5 salary scale (pro rata £27,285-£30,688) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. The post is available for 2 years in the first instance. Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period. For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK. The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 March 2018 Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact: Mark Forrest, Senior IT Manager 01224 438188 firstname.lastname@example.org Please do not send application forms or CVs to Mark Forrest. Please quote reference number HSR036A on all correspondence The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff
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