Data Manager

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer (SHORE-C)
Hours: Part time (2 days per week)
Contract: Fixed term for 1 year
Reference: 2543
Salary: Starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 02 October 2017
Closing date: 31 October 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Data Manager with statistical skills to join the Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) unit at the University of Sussex.

This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in the management and basic analysis of psychosocial data from the largest ever cancer screening trial in the UK.

The appointee would be working in a dynamic multidisciplinary team including cancer psychologists, and clinical trial coordinators. Applicants are expected to have an MSc or equivalent qualification in information systems, statistics or related discipline.

The successful candidate will have detailed understanding and knowledge of database management, as well as experience in using specialized software, such as Access, Excel, HTML, PHP and MySQL. They should also be able to manipulate data in SPSS for basic analysis and have meticulous data entry skills.

Applicants must have good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate database concepts to non-experts, including clinicians. They would report to the unit data manager, Deputy Director and Director of SHORE-C.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2543 [PDF 222.47KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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