About the Role
The Data & Governance Manager will lead the setup and provision of genetic and health data resources for academics working with the Genes & Health programme of research, including a £25m Industry Consortium. The role includes responsibility for the management and delivery of the Genes & Health data resources, leading the collection and curation of large health datasets from NHS sources, management of £1m Google Cloud budget, and management of two analysts.
Candidates must have significant experience managing the setup and curation of large health and/or genetic datasets for other users to access, the ability to lead a team of developers and analysts, and knowledge of databases and coding. Experience applying for access to NHS health data sources, experience writing and enforcing data security & information governance policies, and knowledge of developing cloud compute infrastructure is desirable. Candidates require a degree in life sciences or equivalent work experience, ideally with a higher degree and relevant Professional IT qualification.
About the Institute
The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is one of six Institutes within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. The Institute comprises approximately 350 staff based in four academic Centres and one Public Engagement Centre, and supports a combined total of c750 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is a part time/full time (28-35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date of June/July 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £48,035 – £53,625 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to David van Heel at [email protected].
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 12 July 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.