|Recruiter:||The Wellcome Sanger Institute|
|Listed on:||18th February|
|Salary/Rate:||£73,784 - £87,736|
Do you have excellent knowledge of health data and informatics and would like to make a difference to national health research?
Health Data Research UK Cambridge is looking to recruit a highly-motivated, strategically aware and skilled Director of Health Data and Informatics to join our pioneering organisation. The role will be based at the Wellcome Sanger Institute on the Wellcome Genome Campus.
Formed in April 2018, Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the national institute for health data science, comprising 31 universities and research institutes, working collaboratively to make game-changing improvements in people's health by harnessing data science at scale across the UK.
HDR UK Cambridge is based at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and its collaborative partners are:
About the role:
As our Director of Health Data and Informatics, you will be responsible for devising and implementing the health data and informatics strategy for the HDR UK Cambridge partnership site in conjunction with the HDR UK Cambridge Director. This strategy will feed into the overall HDR UK national strategy.
A key member of the leadership team for HDR UK Cambridge, you will also hold honorary posts (when deemed necessary) at other partner organisations within HDR UK Cambridge (i.e. Cambridge University and its associated hospitals and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute).
You will have substantial working experience at a senior level in a complex organisational structure with an excellent track record in health/clinical informatics, either in a research or health care delivery context, and a broad and detailed understanding of ethical and regulatory issues related to use of health data in research. A strategic thinker with exceptional interpersonal skills, you will be able to demonstrate senior leadership in managing people and projects and the ability to establish and develop key networks and collaborations.
We are looking for a motivated, creative and flexible individual with a personal ethos of continuous improvement. Please see the job description attached for further details.
BA/BSc degree in a relevant scientific discipline (or relevant practical experience working in the health informatics domain e.g. within the NHS).
Extensive experience of project conception, planning and implementation in health informatics.
Communication and Collaboration:
We appreciate the importance of achieving a healthy work-life balance and support this with a number of benefits, including a flexible working policy for those who may wish to apply to amend their working pattern or arrangement. We welcome applications for this position that are looking for flexible working, such as flexible start and finish times, and equal consideration will be given to individuals regardless of their working preferences.
Please apply with your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role using the criteria set out above and in the job description.
Closing Date: 18th March 2021
Job ID: 2899976