Research-IT/Forschungsinformatiker*in 50% - 80%


Offered by:

Universitäts-Kinderspital beider Basel

IT & Technology

Main Duties:

  • Working closely with the PRC team, and Core-IT to identify, implement and supervise innovative solutions to support all research activities at PRC
  • Bridging technical IT and academic research fields, by understanding the needs and concerns of researchers, administrative and legal support staff, and ability to meet their requirements
  • Planning the implementation of new or changed requirements with ICT and external suppliers, to ensure that the quality of the implementation is adequate, and that documentation is up to date
  • Provide support for research information technologies relating to large data, such as high-performance computing (HPC)
  • Assist students, researchers and staff members in research application development and data analysis tools
  • Engage in the Clinical Data Warehouses establishment at the UKBB, in collaboration with the Digitalisierung & ICT (D&ICT) team at USB
  • Interact with internal stakeholders on EMR system in use at UKBB and the external company developing it
  • Guide teams to capture data using methods such as Electronic Data Capture, for example in ODK and REDCap
  • Update new technology developments and comply with research data management associated regulatory issues
  • Liaising and networking with the University of Basel: sciCore (BioMedIT), USB, DKF and, as well as with other Research-IT collaborators in the region (Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN))

 Qualifications and Skills:Essential:

  • Bachelor or Master degree with relevant experience in the field of data science, data management and the development of databases with EDC systems (REDCap, ODK)
  • Experience with Linux operating system
  • Experience on Web Application Deployment Process (deployment, testing and administration of Apache Web Server)
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues about data confidentiality/security/privacy
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to implement client requirements in a goal-oriented and sustainable fashion in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Kledge of Data Warehousing concepts, ETL processes and tools, Database models
  • Experience with SQL (PostgreSQL and MySQL preferred) and SQL JSON functions
  • Demonstrable time management skills/ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work with people from different backgrounds


  • Experience in handling clinical research data and the Swiss regulatory framework around data protection and information governance
  • Experience in handling data within a health research setting
  • Experience and kledge of python, R programming
  • Experience with Data visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI, Rshiny)
  • od written and spoken German as well as English skills
  • Experience with project management as it relates to data management

 If you are interested in this varied, responsible and independent all-rounder job in our motivated, friendly team and would like to make an informal enquiry, please contact PD Dr. med. Julia Bielicki on +41 61 704 12 12 or send an email to [email protected]We look forward to your online application! Please note that applications from employment agencies will not be considered.Research-IT/Forschungsinformatiker*in 50% - 80% (