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Clinical Trials Data Manager / Database Developer - QMUL23780

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £34,220- £40,194 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL23780
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 09-Dec-2020
Closing date: 24-Jan-2021

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Institute of Population Health Sciences
Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology
Clinical Trials Data Manager/Database Developer

About the Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Clinical Trials Data Manager/Database Developer to join our expanding team of highly motivated data management and IT staff in supporting a growing portfolio of clinical trials. The post holder will take responsibilities for data management and database activities working on various studies supported by the PCTU.  

The focus of the role will be to conduct data management activities as well as build study databases for studies using electronic data capture (EDC) systems such as OpenClinica and RedCap. It will also involve liaison with and advice to senior investigators and study teams, as well as training and supporting end users. Appropriate training and support to carry out the role will be given as required.

About You
An undergraduate degree, with relevant experience of data management and building trial databases using EDC systems in clinical research is required. Also among the essential requirements are experience of developing relevant data management processes and documentation, as well as a good understanding of the regulatory framework around data protection and information governance.

About the Institute
The newly established Institute of Population Health Science is a world class, multidisciplinary grouping of academics.  Its focus is on population health sciences, spanning public and global health, health services research, health policy, genomics and data science, behavioural and social sciences. IPHS delivers evidence to implement health system change for population benefit.

The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit is a fully registered UKCRC trials unit based within the Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology.  The PCTU leads and supports clinical trials in which the primary question of interest relates to intervention effectiveness: whether an intervention works under real-life conditions. It also carries out and supports pilot studies for these trials. The unit focuses particularly on trials of complex interventions.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London, and remote working can be considered. It is full or part time (up to 35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for two years initially, with an expected start date as soon as possible in 2021. The appointment will be made at Grade 4 and the starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance. 

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

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The closing date for applications is midnight on 24 January 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.
The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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