Data Analyst / Developer

Job summary

Would you like to work on cutting edge research that is making a real difference in the prevention and early diagnosis of cancer? An opportunity has arisen for a Data Analyst / Software Developer to support the research activities of the Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group (CSPRG, www.csprg.org.uk) based at the St Mary’s Campus of Imperial College London, located in Paddington. You will work within an internationally renowned...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01832
  • Date posted 15 May 2020
  • Closing date 17 June 2020

Job description

Job summary

Would you like to work on cutting edge research that is making a real difference in the prevention and early diagnosis of cancer?

An opportunity has arisen for a Data Analyst / Software Developer to support the research activities of the Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group (CSPRG, www.csprg.org.uk) based at the St Mary’s Campus of Imperial College London, located in Paddington.

You will work within an internationally renowned multidisciplinary group undertaking research into the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer, the second biggest cancer killer in the developed world. Joining a friendly, highly motivated team, you will be involved in several clinical research projects funded by the UK Government and charities.

Duties and responsibilities

Your responsibilities will be split across the following areas; database and application development, data management, information governance, IT support, finance / resource management. You will be responsible for maintaining, improving and supporting existing relational databases used for clinical trials. Other duties include assessing the security and storage requirements of new and existing datasets and creating programs to process large volumes of data in various file formats.

Essential requirements

You will have a degree or equivalent in Computer Science or another numerate discipline and previous experience working in a role with similar responsibilities. Experience of working with Clinical Trial datasets in a research setting would be desirable. Knowledge and experience of relational databases, application development, programming and working with large complex datasets are essential. You will ensure that the CSPRG is compliant with statutory and regulatory requirements concerning Information Governance and security.

Further information

This post is full time and fixed-term until 31 December 2020 in the first instance.

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on Friday 26th June 2020.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Should you have any queries please contact: Prof Amanda Cross on amanda.cross@imperial.ac.uk.

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.