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Clinical Database Manager

School of Health and Social Care

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £27,830 per annum
Please note this post is fixed term until 31/08/2020 and FTE 1.0
Closing Date:   Tuesday 09 July 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 24 July 2019
Reference:  CSS432

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Clinical Database Manager with relevant research skills and experience to work with researchers at the Community and Health Research Unit (http://cahru.org.uk/) in the School of Health and Social Care, College of Social Science, at the University of Lincoln.  

Based at the University of Lincoln’s Brayford Campus the CDM will work on current and future studies to ensure that the right information is collected during studies (including clinical trials) and that data are accurate. This will be achieved through careful design of the data collection tools, methodology for interrogating the data and close liaison with the other study management functions. She/he will also work closely with the CaHRU team and other academic collaborators on various research studies linked to the aims of the research centre.

The CDM will be involved in all aspects of database management and related activities, including: 

  • Collaborating with other team members to ensure data are collected, managed and reported clearly, accurately and securely 
  • Coordinating development of new databases 
  • Establishing standards, guidelines and quality assurance for database management systems and their deliverables; capacity planning; data maintenance and the security policy;
  • Assisting researchers with creating user interfaces for studies, and participating in quality assurance exercises
  • Testing current databases and modify them as necessary to correct errors

The successful candidate will have the following:  

  • Qualification to at least Honours degree level in a relevant subject Bachelor’s or master’s degree for example in computer science, engineering or a related technological field (1st, 2.1 or equivalent).
  • Strong understanding of relational and conventional database technology, tools and techniques, standard operating systems, database products and needs, and performance and tuning techniques.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with members of the wider project team and CaHRU staff.
  • Multi-tasking to work on multiple projects at once will be required.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records and meet or exceed centre and university goals.
  • Three or more years of experience preferred.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2.

Please note this position is fixed term until 31/08/2019 and FTE 1.0

For all enquiries and further information please contact: Prof Niro Siriwardena 01522 886939 or email nsiriwardena@lincoln.ac.uk


The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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