Section:Harnessing Covid-19 Data Using Artificial Intelligence Project
Deadline:June 4, 2021
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Common Data Model Manager based at MUBAS Head Office in the City of Blantyre.
Position: Common Data Model Manager
We are looking for a candidate with excellent skills in data management and programming who has worked with different database designs. The candidate should have experience in writing programmes for data ETL (extraction, transform and loading) in a variety of languages.
The role is part of the 7568-000-P: HARNESSING COVID-19 DATA USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Project that is run at MUBAS under the site Lead Dr. Amelia Taylor. The Project is part of the PEACH within the Implementation Network for Sharing Population Information from Research Entities (INSPIRE) (http://aphrc.org/inspire/).
The CDM Manager will be primarily responsible for defining data specifications needed for COVID-19 data and metadata including alternative data sources. The CDM Manager will work with the Data Trackers to ensure the data they find is prepared to these specifications and will develop AI search programs for finding data that can populate these data specifications.
The CDM Manager would be involved in building “on-ramps” which transfer COVID-19 related data from agreed data specifications to the INSPIRE Common Data Model. The CDM manager would be expected to learn about the CDM using OMOP data. Training will be provided.
DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING
On the job training will be provided by personnel with INSPIRE, both within the employing institution and from other institutions. The CDM Manager may attend meetings and workshops held by the designated studies he/she works on. INSPIRE would seek funding for the CDM Manager to undertake PhD studies if an appropriate opportunity would become available.
The post holder will report to the Project Lead or Project Members within the INSPIRE in MUBAS. S/he will work closely with Dr. Amelia Taylor at MUBAS and Tathagata Bhattacharjee at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. S/he will have routine interactions with other INSPIRE partners affiliated with MEIRU, Lilongwe, Malawi and other partners within the network.
Not later than 1 August 2021
Will be competitive on a national scientific scale initially on a rolling monthly contract.
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