Job offer in england Research Data Manager at University of Oxford

University of Oxford – Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Botnar Research Centre
and Structural Genomics Consortium
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
Old Road Campus

We are seeking a highly motivated biochemist or molecular biologist with a passion for data management who would like to develop a career outside of laboratory research to work as an independent research data manager. Informaticians with degrees in biochemistry or molecular biology or equivalent experience would also be considered for this post.

Working on three large-scale research projects in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences in the Botnar Research Centre, and the Structural Genomics Consortium, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine on Old Road Campus, University of Oxford. This will be a joint appointment and you will be employed 60% by NDORMS and 40% by NDM.

You will be responsible for engaging with the project scientists to understand the data being generated and recommend and implement a data management plan using the existing LIMS platform and other informatics tools as required. You will be responsible for monitoring compliance with the data management plan and reporting back to project team leaders and principle investigators and perform training to ensure the platform is used to its fullest extent.

You will have a degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, structural biology, cheminformatics, high-content screening, bioinformatics or related area and will have strong RDBMS experience. Experience of coding in Python and R would be desirable.

This is a full time fixed-term appointment until 24 June 2019.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Monday 25 September 2017. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Please note that the University of Oxford’s retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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