Reference Number SLSC0773
Grade: Grade 5 or 6 depending on experience, please see below
Closing Date: 11 November 2020
The Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) is a fully integrated drug discovery operation based within a world class Life Sciences research environment. The DDU works on both validation of novel drug targets across a range of therapeutics areas and developing new medicines for neglected diseases (TB, malaria, cryptosporidiosis, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease). The DDU works to Biotech style philosophy and standards, incorporating dynamic, goal driven project management. The DDU has a proven track record of partnering/licencing new drug targets with industry and delivering pre-clinical candidates for neglected diseases.
At the core of our capabilities is a world-class data management infrastructure. We are seeking a driven individual to assist with the maintenance and management of the system. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful applicant to gain experience and expertise in the rich and varied informatics and data management systems required to support modern drug discovery.
The successful applicant will be part of the BioPharma experienced, multi-disciplinary DDU team and will report to the Data Management Team Leader who will oversee this activity.
Appointment will be made at either Grade 5 (£22,417 – £25,941) or Grade 6 (£26.715 – £32,817) on the University’s salary scale depending on skills and experience.
For appointment as Data Technician (Grade 5) where the successful candidate will support users, perform tasks using the system, troubleshoot issues, perform basic queries and assist with testing:
For appointment as Junior Data Manager (Grade 6) where the successful candidate will perform all maintenance tasks, develop basic solutions, perform more advanced queries and assist with implementation of larger projects:
The Drug Discovery Unit operates on an external funding basis. The Principal Investigators within this unit are highly successful in securing external funding for their multi-disciplinary and highly collaborative research and activities.
For further information about this position please contact Professor David Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.