Data Scientist

 CDD · Postdoc  · 24 mois    Bac+5 / Master   Barts Cancer Institute · Londres (Royaume-Uni)


data science, health informatics, pancreatic cancer


Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £36,348 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL31694
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 8 February 2023
Closing date: 8 March 2023

Further details




About the Role

Applications are sought for a Tissue Bank Data Scientist to lead on development of health informatics system of the Operational Centre (OC) in the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank. The successful applicant will have solid understanding and supporting of clinical terminology and classifications such as SNOMED CT, ICD and HPO. The research will be based within Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London. The post is full time and until December 2024. Salary will be £36,348 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

About You

Essential requirements for this post include extensive experience in clinical data management within an NHS or health research setting. Solid understanding and supporting of clinical terminology and classifications such as SNOMED CT, ICD and HPO are key. Experience with clinical research data management system e.g., REDCap is essential. Experience with Python programming language and a web framework, preferably Django, are essential. Knowledge of relational databases (MySQL / MariaDB) and front-end web development: html, CSS and JavaScript is essential. The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description). Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of cancer research and it combines ground-breaking basic research with the expertise of clinicians and clinician scientists from the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine and the Barts NHS Trust to achieve improvements in cancer patient care. BCI is also committed in supporting and developing future cancer researchers through its extensive postgraduate trainingIt is one of six institutes within The School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD).

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.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. 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 about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Professor Claude Chelala, email

The closing date for applications is 08 March 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.



Procédure :

Date limite : 8 mars 2023

Offre publiée le 17 février 2023, affichage jusqu'au 18 avril 2023