|Salary:||£31,406 to £40,927 p.a.|
|Placed On:||10th January 2022|
|Closes:||24th January 2022|
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key Data Management/Data Wrangling role in the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit (CEU), Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. The main role will be to lead the curation of electronic health records from Cambridge University Hospitals eHospital clinical informatics database for the construction of a new analysis-ready cardiovascular-related database for research.
The Data Manager/Data Wrangler will be responsible for developing and applying a robust data management and curation pipeline for the construction of the database. This will require identifying existing and new phenotype definitions, algorithms and codelists for the derivation of variables; performing a range of validation and data quality checks; keeping the database up to date; tracking different versions of data releases sent to users and developing appropriate user-friendly documentation for the users of the database. The postholder will collaborate within a multidisciplinary team for the exchange of relevant information to perform these tasks.
This post would suit a Data Manager/Data Wrangler with an interest in the curation and management of health data and the development of robust processes in data management.
The CEU (Director: Professor John Danesh) is an internationally-renowned centre of excellence for the study of the causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease. The significant recent growth of the CEU and its portfolio of data-focussed research requires the expansion of the experienced Data Management team (Head: Dr Mat Walker). The postholder will work principally with Dr Mat Walker, Angela Wood (Professor of Health Data Science) and in close collaboration with team members at The Centre for Cambridge Clinical Informatics.
The preferred candidate will have a higher degree or equivalent experience in one of the following subjects: bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, mathematics. They will also ideally have prior experience working with large-scale data relating to healthcare and deriving variables from electronic health records. They should also have experience of statistical or other programming languages to manipulate large datasets (e.g., SAS, Python, R).
If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Angela Wood via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location of post: Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN
Fixed-term: This position is full-time and available immediately. The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2023 in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/32895.
Closing date: 24th January 2022
Interview date: W/C 30th January 2022
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
Please quote reference RH29489 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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