RheumaFacts Project Coordinator (80-100%) Kilchberg – Zurich

The European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR, is the organisation which represents the people with arthritis/rheumatism, health professionals, and scientific societies of rheumatology of all the European nations. EULAR is a non-profit scientific and educational association recognised by Swiss law.

EULAR has established a Research Centre with the objective of driving a wide range of initiatives in clinical, basic and translational, and public health/epidemiological research. Within this Research Centre, and under the lead of the Research Sub-Committee for Epidemiology and Public Health, EULAR aims to launch the newly developed RheumaFacts project, a unique compendium of data on the different facets of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases across Europe, aiming to provide a comprehensive and comparative landscape about the status-quo, inequalities, healthcare gaps, and needs for rheumatology at a European level.

EULAR is looking for a project coordinator/data scientist with experience in epidemiology, who will support the committee in developing this database by contributing his/her skills in data management, validation, visualisation, as well as databank management (including merging of large-scale datasets). The successful candidate will work closely with EULAR and with members of the sub-committee, as well as with our volunteers and key stakeholders, who are experts in public health and epidemiology.

Your responsibilities:

Project coordination, in close collaboration with the steering group of the project, but also with the national societies network

Large-scale dataset management

Prepare datasets for analysis and share with collaborators and stakeholders

Visualisation of data in online dashboards as well as infographics and reports.

Contribute to core research outputs including journal articles, publications, webinars, conferences and workshops.

Work in compliance with GDPR and EULAR regulations.

Your profile:

Master or bachelor’s degree

Considerable experience in developing, managing, coordinating and working with large-scale datasets, preferably health research studies within musculoskeletal research.

Experience with data software (R, Stata, SAS) is mandatory, and R software is preferred.

Proven experience with tools for visualising data, including dashboards.

Understanding data quality issues and experience in performing data cleaning/validation.

Experience in creating documentation relevant to database/dataset creation, management, and curation.

Excellent project management skills, including gathering and documenting project requirements, planning, and time management.

Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills in English with the ability to communicate with a wide range of research, clinical, managerial staff, and suppliers in a clear and concise manner.

Experience in training and/or disseminating information through documentation and presentations.

Preferably understanding of the relevant legislation and clinical information governance covering patient confidentiality and privacy protection, specifically GDPR.

Willingness to travel for work purposes nationally and internationally as required.

Interest in working with diverse people from different cultures.

Benefits:

International environment

Opportunity to travel

Flexible working hours and the possibility of working from a home office

Start: Immediate

Interested? Send your CV, reference letters and letter of motivation in one PDF file to the attention of Dr Julia Rautenstrauch. For further information about the post, please feel free to contact Dr Anna Molto (Chair of the Research Sub-Committee for Epidemiology and Public Health, based at Hôpital Cochin in Paris, France.) at anna.molto@aphp.fr.

E-mail address: research@eular.org

Subject line: RheumaFacts Project Coordinator

Interested?

Send your CV, reference letters and letter of motivation in one PDF file to the attention of Dr Julia Rautenstrauch. For further information about the post, please feel free to contact Dr Anna Molto (Chair of the Research Sub-Committee for Epidemiology and Public Health, based at Hôpital Cochin in Paris, France.) at anna.molto@aphp.fr.

E-mail address: research@eular.org

Subject line: RheumaFacts Project Coordinator