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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/04/2021.

Data Scientist

Job Reference: 271-RD-3000438

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Data Science Research
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum inclusive

Thanks to the generous support of Great Ormond Street Children’s Charity, we have received funding to establish a Clinical Informatics Research Programme (CIRP) at GOSH DRIVE. The CIRP supports a number of academic projects in partnership with Higher Educational Institutes across the UK. Research themes currently established include Data analytics, Machine Learning, Disease modelling and Human Computer Interaction.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Data Scientist who will become a member of the CIRP team. As Data Scientist for the Clinical Informatics Research Programme (CIRP), the post holder will have responsibility for data science projects funded through the CIRP and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of interns and students funded through the CIRP.

The post is available immediately and is funded until 31.3.24, with potential for extension.

This is an excellent career development opportunity for a data scientist with an interest in healthcare data. In addition to supporting research funded through the CIRP, the post-holder will have the ability to develop their own research interests within the scope of the programme.

The post holder will play a crucial role in supporting the development of the CIRP programme. The post holder will be directly responsible to the CIRP Senior Data Scientist and will work closely with the CIRP Director Prof Neil Sebire.

The post holder is responsible for:

  • Initiating, leading and managing data-science research projects
  • Supporting research projects funded through the CIRP;
  • Providing academic supervision and mentoring to undergraduate and post-graduate student projects;
  • Managing interns funded through the CIRP
  • Carrying out data science activities directly relating to CIRP strategic priorities;
  • Assisting and actively supporting the development of data science research projects led by GOSH staff;

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gemma Molyneux

Clinical Informatics Research Coordinator

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

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Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

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