Theme Coordinator and Facilitator for NIHR Database

University of Oxford - Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (RDM)

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We are seeking an enthusiastic Theme Coordinator and Facilitator for NIHR Database to work within a research team headed by Professor R Thakker, FRS, at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), at the University of Oxford Churchill Hospital site.

The successful applicant will work on a project funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Rare Disease Translational Research Collaboration (TRC).

The NIHR has established a Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration (RD TRC) to increase research collaborations that will lead to improved diagnosis, treatment and care for people with rare diseases.

The post holder will oversee the collection, processing and storage of data and samples. The successful candidate will work closely with the support staff and the research team to ensure that all the requirements for the study are in place, necessary regulatory and ethics approvals are obtained and the clinical study meets the governance criteria. The Theme Coordinator and Facilitator for NIHR Database will be responsible for preparing and presenting status reports as well as preparing regular updates and promotional materials for all stakeholders.

Candidates should have experience in using databases, be knowledgeable in research theory and practice and competent in data organisation. The successful applicant should be educated to master’s level in a relevant discipline or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills are essential to this post. GCP training and knowledge of NIHR landscape and rare disease initiatives would be an advantage.

This position is full-time, fixed-term for 12 months.

Please quote ref 130886 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 6 October 2017 can be considered. Interviews will be held on 17 October 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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