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Knowledge Officer Clinical Informatics Research Unit

Clinical Informatics Research Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 04 January 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 31 January 2019
Reference:  1089718CM

Faculty of Medicine – Clinical Informatics Research Unit

The University of Southampton Clinical Informatics Research Unit (CIRU) is based at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust. The unit is a growing part of the School of Medicine. The CIRU is focused on supporting the clinical research sector in the UK and internationally, with new services being added to the portfolio of services.

We have a vacancy for a Clinical Informatics Knowledge Officer to undertake work in managing the growth of EDGE; an exciting web-based national medical research management system for the NHS, Higher education intuitions and other international institutions. The EDGE service is adopted by over 80% of the NHS and with growing adoption internationally. 

You should have a keen interest in the clinical research agenda of the UK. You should also be able to demonstrate an interest in research within the NHS and academia and will be highly innovative, motivated, dynamic and able to work to tight deadlines and be prepared to work closely with senior clinical and management staff within the NHS. You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in a relevant subject area. You will have experience of web-based systems with proven skills in project management, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

The post is available on a full time basis.

We would encourage informal discussion about the post, candidates should contact David Osler ( or Baljinder Gill ( on 02382 027200

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1089718CM on all correspondence.

Please note: The University Recruitment department will be closed from close of business on Thursday 20th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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