Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the new Oxford Global Burden of Disease Group at the Big Data Institute (BDI), based at the University of Oxford. Research at the BDI will be focussed on analysis of big data, and generation of health knowledge and information. The postholder will be based in the BDI, reporting to the Senior Research Manager in the BDI.
The successful candidate will contribute to The Global Research on AntiMicrobial project which is a Global Burden of Disease (GBD) on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), a collaborative grant funded by the UK Department of Health, the Wellcome Trust and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant is in partnership with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington. The purpose of the grant is to collect and synthesise data on the burden of disease associated with AMR and ensure that this data is included in the Global Burden of Disease study (GBD). This postholder may also engage in additional projects that arise from collaborative opportunities within BDI.
You will work with data from various sources, including; vital registration, registries, surveys, industry, administrative sources, clinical research, microbiology and clinical databases and scientific literature. Responsibilities include to establish data management processes, systems and operations in the BDI for the GRAM project as well as manage, transform and curate clinical, epidemiological, microbiological and molecular data in collaboration with other members of the partnership working on the GRAM project
You must have a first degree or higher, in a scientific or heath related field together with experience of data management in infectious diseases (particularly dealing with clinical and microbiology data). In addition, excellent attention to detail in order to deal with and process large and diverse datasets is essential.
This full-time position is fixed-term until 30 June 2021.
Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
The closing date for this post will be 12.00 noon on Friday 16 November 2018.