Data Analyst

University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Data Analyst in the Diabetes and Inflammation Laboratory (DIL) at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.


The DIL aims to treat and prevent the causes of the common autoimmune disease, type 1 diabetes (T1D), in which 50% of cases are diagnosed under age 18 years and consequently run the highest risk of serious complications. This unmet clinical need requires an understanding of the underlying mechanisms of disease.


You will provide data management support to DIL research activities. The primary focus of this role will be coordinating the ongoing roll-out of the sample inventory software within the DIL; this will require the post holder to establish close working relationships with the researchers and Sample Processing Team.


This is an exciting opportunity to implement and develop new software and technologies which will make a real difference to the functionality and efficiency our research and clinical trials.


You will have a degree in a relevant subject and a postgraduate degree (or near completion) or demonstrable professional experience in biostatistics, mathematics, statistics, computing, mathematical biology or a related subject as well as demonstrable experience, ability and practical success in biostatistics or bioinformatics. You will also have proficiency in the use of statistical programming languages such as evidence of implementing, developing, maintaining and testing SQL and relational database technologies, including interfacing and integration between applications; experience of developing complete computer applications from gathering user requirements, through development and test to implementation and support and experience with web-based technologies: HTML, JavaScript, XML and CSS.


Demonstrable ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently whilst delivering results to the required standard and to an agreed schedule is essential as is excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively within a team.


The position is fixed-term until 30 September 2020, in the first instance and funded by the JDRF.


Please quote ref. 136885 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 19 November 2018 can be considered.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-136885

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