Research Fellow (Project Manager) (Part Time)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1375552

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Research Fellow (Project Manager) (Part Time) based in Belfast

Research Fellow (Project Manager) (Part Time)

Ref: 18/106988

NI Cancer Registry (Stroke Registry)

Centre for Public Health

School of Medicine Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry is located in the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast and is funded by the Public Health Agency for Northern Ireland.  The Registry is responsible for the production of Official Statistics on cancer incidence, prevalence and survival in Northern Ireland and provides evidence to help inform decision making about cancer services. We collect patient information on their disease and the services they receive. This work uses data provided by patients and collected by the health service as part of their care and support.

This part time 0.8 FTE post is available for 17 months to coordinate and project manage the establishment of cardiovascular datasets for Northern Ireland the Project Manager will:

  • Establish a project steering group
  • Develop ethical and governance/approval
  • Develop minimum datasets for registration and establishment of the database within a secure environment to receive data sources to identify duplicate notifications
  • Organise data quality checks by review of a selection of patient’s records,
  • Undertake data analysis
  • Produce reports and peer reviewed publications and organisation of a conference.
  • The work will be undertaken within a highly secure environment using multiple electronic data sources.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have or be about to obtain a PhD in a health related/epidemiology related discipline.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant research experience.
  • Experience of managing data collection.
  • Experience of planning and implementing research protocols including ethics committee and research governance approvals.
  • A sound working knowledge of standard computing and statistical packages (e.g.) STATA, SAS, SPSS.

Further information about the Registry can be found at:  

Anticipated interview date: Monday 7 January 2019    

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum pro rata (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum pro rata through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Tuesday 18 December 2018

For full criteria and to apply online please click on the APPLY NOW button below. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding