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Global Oncology (GO), a cross-divisional program within the Director’s Office of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to generate cancer research that has global impact, and support the development research capacity and clinical care to reduce the cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care. Fred Hutch operates in Uganda as the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda, or HCRI-Ug.
The HCRI-Uganda Data Manager (DM) manages data from human subjects research studies conducted by HCRI-Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI), in Kampala, Uganda. At the direction of the Global Oncology Biostatistician, the DM will ensure that suitable project/study databases are built and tested, and that data is collected, entered and managed with the aim of generating the high-quality data, in compliance with regulations. Typical tasks will include developing databases, reviewing data, identifying and addressing data queries, cleaning data, and fulfilling data requests. The Data Manager will interact with the HCRI-Uganda Data Coordinators, study teams and Quality Assurance/Regulatory staff, as well as the Biostatistician and Principal Investigator, to meet the data needs of their assigned studies.
This is a temporary, three-month position.