About the team/job
ELIXIR is seeking an experienced data scientist to coordinate and organise technical architecture and complex projects within the dynamic and international Human Genomics and Translational Data (HGTD) team at the ELIXIR Hub in Hinxton, UK.
This position is an exciting opportunity to become involved in many large, multi-million Euro research projects that are transforming the way that human genomic health data is managed across Europe and to drive scientific collaborations that improve the health of citizens, such as B1MG and EJP-RD.
The main purpose of this role is to provide the coordination of technical activities and projects needed to deliver an ELIXIR-wide comprehensive approach to the management, archival, access, and analysis of sensitive human data consented for reuse in scientific research across Europe.
As HGTD Programme Manager, you will have a central role in developing and delivering a cohesive plan to enable secure cross-border access (federation) to sensitive human health data. You will also work with the ELIXIR Federated Human Data, Rare Diseases, and human Copy Number Variation Communities, and the five ELIXIR technical Platforms to drive the adoption and implementation of key products such as ELIXIR Beacon and Beacon Network, Federated EGA, ELIXIR AAI, and the RD-Connect Genome and Analysis Platform.
Reporting to ELIXIR’s Head of HGTD you will develop ELIXIR’s portfolio of projects in this area and participate actively in the development and promotion of best practices within ELIXIR. You will collaborate closely with colleagues in the ELIXIR Hub, as well as with colleagues at the 23 ELIXIR Nodes and other project partners throughout Europe to deliver projects and services.
You will be joining the team as part of the ELIXIR Hub, the organisational centre for ELIXIR: an intergovernmental organisation that brings together life science resources from across Europe.
The 3 main focuses, are as follows:
Provide coordination of ELIXIR HGTD related projects, service portfolio and programme:
Coordinate a technical roadmap for ELIXIR HGTD by:
Matrix-based task management of ELIXIR project team members with responsibility for the specification and quality of their contributions
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Why join us
Do something meaningful
ELIXIR unites Europe’s leading life science organisations in managing and safeguarding the increasing volume of data being generated by publicly funded research. It coordinates, integrates and sustains bioinformatics resources across its member states and enables users in academia and industry to access services that are vital for their research.
Join a culture of innovation
We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential.
Enjoy lots of benefits:
For more details please see our employee benefits page.
What else you need to know
|Salary:||Senior Technical Officer (gr. 6-8)|
|Placed On:||21st July 2021|
|Closes:||29th August 2021|
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