Technical Writer

University of Oxford - NDPH

Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford

The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and it provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The department is home to major international research institutes such as the Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU) and is a key partner in the new Oxford University Big Data Institute (BDI).

As a Technical Writer, you will be part of a team responsible for requirement gathering, analysis and documentation activities for CTSU’s large-scale clinical trials and for major clinical research projects conducted in CTSU and the BDI. The focus of this role will be the documentation of existing software, including both technical and user oriented materials and will require close liaison with academic staff, principal investigators, systems developers and the validation and testing group.

To be considered, you will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have demonstrable experience of technical writing and the preparation of documentation for a variety of audiences. You will also have a logical and analytical approach, exceptional attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The position is full-time (part-time considered) and fixed-term for 2 years.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 27 April 2018.

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