NIHR BioResource for Translational Research

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2021

Applications are invited for a Data Scientist to play a key role in research study support which underpins the NIHR BioResource operational model.

Our mission is to facilitate human health research and its transformation into medical practice.

NIHR BioResource is a unique and powerful resource for studying disease mechanisms and for investigating the links between genes, the environment, health and disease, enabling scientific discoveries as well as facilitating translational medicine for the benefit of patients.

Further details on the NIHR BioResource, including some of our COVID-19 research studies, can be found on our website: https://bioresource.nihr.ac.uk .

The role holder will take responsibility to organise and manage data and metadata assets of the NIHR BioResource project under the guidance of the Senior Data Scientist.

Candidates should have experience that is relevant to the post and ideally be educated to degree level in a relevant subject.

See the Further Information link below for full details and Person Specification.

This appointment is full-time, 37 hours per week.

NIHR BioResource is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) as part of a 5 year funding cycle. The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2022 in the first instance. A further 5 years of NIHR funding will be dependent on our successful application for renewal.

Our offices are on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, CB2 0QQ (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre). Work - life balance is important, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and we are open to discussion on flexible working.

For informal queries about the vacancy or the application process, please contact Jyoti Khadake, Senior Data Scientist, at jyoti.khadake@bioresource.nihr.ac.uk

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2022 in the first instance.

This appointment requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/29655 .

Closing date: 31 May 2021

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 14 June 2021.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter 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 e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager

Please quote reference RB26541 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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