Data Manager Ref 7654

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Sussex Health Outcomes
Research and Education in Cancer (SHORE-C),
Hours: part time or Full Time hours considered up to 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options
will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract:  permanent 
Reference: 7654
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 2 March 2022
Closing date:  30 March 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

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.

The appointee would be working in a dynamic multidisciplinary team with cancer psychologists, and Clinical Trial Coordinators. Applicants are expected to have an MSc or equivalent qualification in information systems, statistics or related discipline. Experience working in any oncology, research or healthcare setting would be a distinct advantage.

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. Some experience of analysing systems and developing apps is desirable.

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 Deputy Director and Director of SHORE-C.

Please contact for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 7654 [PDF 166.73KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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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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