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Urological Malignancies Clinical Informatics Developer (Part Time, Fixed Term)

A vacancy has arisen for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Clinical Informatics Developer to support the work of the Urological Malignancies programme, led by Mr Vincent Gnanapragasam, and Professor Eamonn Maher.

The successful applicant will support the Programme by providing a direct role in data acquisition, construction of electronic databases with easy access interfaces, expertise in approaches to data management as well as sharing and analysis of clinical and experimental data. Key roles will be in providing direct practical input into data management activities locally and as part of national and international research programmes.

Applicants must have a qualification in computer science or a related discipline and additional qualifications or relevant experience in clinical or biological research are desirable.

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience of design and development of databases for a research environment; knowledge of data modelling techniques in UML, XML and other standard formats; familiarity with Microsoft development environments (SQL Server, Access, Excel, Visual Basic); experience of multi-tier development using Java, JavaScript or PHP; and knowledge of web services and experience with integration of complex heterogeneous data sources and technologies.

Ideally applicants will also be able to demonstrate experience of working in clinical trials, biostatistics or similar areas; working with LIMS systems and GCLP environments; and/or working with clinical information systems and to MHRA guidelines.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2018 in the first instance.

This appointment requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. 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.

The closing date for applications is the 10th May 2017 with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RD11894 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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