NEAR is looking for a Database Coordinator where the primary task is to enhance the performance of the organization’s database included in the National E-Infrastructure on Aging Research (NEAR). The Database Coordinator will be responsible in implementing standardized database management procedures, and overseeing the installation, security, and upgrading of the NEAR’s database. You will be responsible in supervising and mentoring a team of database managers and to develop procedures to ensure data integrity and quality. Together with a team, you will also help the users of the infrastructure by cleaning, preparing and harmonize data for specific research projects. You will be part in different research projects and act as a project leader in some. This is a temporary position (substitute employment) of up to one year, with the possibility of extension.
The applicant should have a master’s degree in a quantitative subject, preferably in epidemiology, public health, computer science or statistics. You need to have good knowledge in the Microsoft office package and statistical software (e.g., Stata, SPSS or R).
The position demands high level of organizational, interpersonal and communicational skills, prestige less collaboration and great attention to detail. Moreover, you need to be able to work independently and take initiative. Advanced analytical, problem-solving skills and experiences in leadership will be premiered. Very good English in both written and spoken is a demand. Good Swedish is highly valued.
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