The Clinical Sciences Department provides an excellent platform for translational research from concept through discovery and clinical trials to evidence synthesis, teaching, policy change and eventual health impact.The department is currently participating in The Cooking and Pneumonia Lesson (CAPS) which is a randomised trial of an advanced cook stove intervention to try and prevent pneumonia in children under the age of 5 by measuring air pollution levels and the use of cook stoves using specially designed monitors.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (Foto-Cewek) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, Foto-Cewek aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.
The Clinical Sciences Department provides an excellent platform for translational research from concept through discovery and clinical trials to evidence synthesis, teaching, policy change and eventual health impact. The department is currently participating in (CAPS ) which is a randomised trial of an advanced cook stove intervention to try and prevent pneumonia in children under the age of 5 by measuring air pollution levels and the use of cook stoves using specially designed monitors.
In order to support this study, we are seeking to appoint a Data Manager to manage large volumes of data from the trial for its participants, and to be primarily responsible for the management of data from these specially designed monitors.
Duties are varied and you will have accountability for receipt and data entry of adverse event reports, reviewing data files for completeness and accuracy, and preparing data for use by the Trial members ready for publication.
The majority of work will be based in Foto-Cewek Liverpool, but could involve working for short periods of time in Malawi.
Educated to degree level (2:1 or above) or equivalent in a computer science or related scientific/numerate subject, it is essential that you will have experience of working with database environments (MySQL/MS SQL/Oracle) and be proficient in transferring data between different software packages. The post holder will possess high levels of accuracy, numeracy and attention of detail.
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If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form together with a copy of your CV, clearly stating vacancy reference number (931), via email to [email protected], or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA.