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Database Administrator
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Recruiter: The Francis Crick Institute
Listed on: 25th June 2018
Location: NW1
Salary/Rate: £32000 - £59000
Salary Notes: Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: 7504
Contact Name: The Francis Crick Institute

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An exciting new position of Database Administrator has been created to join the Database Services team to support the implementation, management and support of the Database Services, required to support the scientific and business operations at the Crick. This includes support in the design, implementation and maintenance of a broad range of scientific and operational databases working with a variety of data management technologies.


The post holder will report to the Database Team Lead. They will be responsible for working with the members of the Database Services team to support the day to day running of the operational and scientific database systems. In addition, the post holder will work on tasks specified by the Database Team Lead to support projects, following discussions with stakeholders from across the Crick, including senior management, service owners, and representatives across the Crick’s scientific community and external partners.

About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.