Applications are invited for a Data Assistant to join the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Oxford.
You will be responsible for the collection, input, quality control and reporting of data relating to patients treated by the Churchill Hospital’s upper gastrointestinal surgery team. The data will be used to evaluate treatment outcomes and contribute towards research carried out by the surgical team and collaborating scientists at the University.
This position will require you to work closely with the Institute’s Data Manager to develop and grow the team’s data collection activities, helping to shape the future of oesophageal and gastric cancer research in Oxford.
You will be responsible for the extraction and interpretation of the required information from patient notes, electronic database records and discussions at meetings of the Upper GI MDT. You will liaise with the Data Manager and clinical staff to monitor and query missing or inconsistent data and help to identify areas where improvements can be implemented in the data collection and management system. You will assist with developing database specifications for other cancer-related projects and testing their data entry interfaces to help identify and resolve issues.
It is essential that you hold A-levels at grade C or above and have previous experience of using electronic data capture systems. The ability to identify and seek out information needed to solve problems and make sound decisions is essential, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, and very high attention to detail. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles of working with confidential data.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2025 and is funded by the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Oxford.
Applications must be made online by 12.00 noon (UK time) on Tuesday 24th May 2023.