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SQL Developer

School of Biosciences & Medicine

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £31,604 to £33,518 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 31 July 2018
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 August 2018
Interview Date:  Friday 31 August 2018
Reference:  057618

The Clinical Informatics and Health Outcomes research group ( in the Department of Clinical & Experimental Medicine within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is looking for a full-time SQL Developer/ Data Analyst to extend the data processing capacity and capability of our research group.

The goal of the post is to extend the range of innovative clinical informatics projects in the Department.  The key skills required are experience in SQL and an interest in processing large complex datasets.  These will be held in an SQL database. 

The SQL Developer/ Data Analyst is expected to:

•Work with the team to improve our technical processes and our database environment;

• Assist with the management of the SQL Server-2012 server environment;

• Contribute to the design of research projects and drafting of research proposals;

• Deliver more efficient and predictable processes for processing data within research projects;

• Provide support for researchers in data processing and data analysis using appropriate analytical packages;

• Contribute to the writing up of results, and preparing the project report and papers for submission to academic journals;

• Support research activities for undergraduate and post-graduate courses in the faculty as appropriate;

• Work with our information governance lead to ensure that process and procedures are in place to ensure compliance with Data Protection Legislation and information governance policy.

You should have substantial experience in using SQL Server T/SQL. You should also possess a master’s degree in computing, mathematics or another relevant discipline with advanced database work or an equivalent technical qualification.

The key skills required are experience in SQL and an interest in processing large complex datasets held in an SQL database. This post would suit an SQL developer, or someone with database and data mining skills who would like to work in an SQL environment. Experience with health data would be preferred but is not essential; database skills are paramount.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Simon de Lusignan via email at: or Dr Filipa Ferreira via email at: 

This post will be undertaken in a vibrant, inter-disciplinary research environment with a strong international reputation. The post is available immediately and is offered on fixed term contract of 1 year in the first instance.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities.  Benefits package includes pension and childcare assistance.

Details about the Clinical Informatics and Health Outcomes Research Group can be found at: or and further information about the Faculty can be found at

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