Job: Data steward biobank

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Title Data steward biobank
Salary The position is graded at level 55/60 depending on education and work experience
Location Utrecht: Diagnostic laboratory within the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology.
Job Information

The Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology is a recently started, fast growing research hospital for pediatric oncology. The aim of the center is to cure all children with cancer with minimal long-term treatment side effects. The center wants to achieve this by combining excellent care and innovative research in a new national center that is currently being constructed. An essential part of the center is the biobank containing patient material and (specific) patient data. Collecting, archiving and managing of the material and associated data in a uniform and large-scale manner creates a unique biobank that will provide an enormous boost to research into the initiation and progression of cancer in children. The new center will be opened in 2018.

Job description
We are currently in the process of establishing the biobank. This includes the implementation of an IT system, establishing regulations, data management procedures, work processes, handling procedures of (digital) material and data requests, designing the governance structure, etc. To facilitate this we are looking for a data steward for the biobank. The biobank data steward will be part of the diagnostic laboratory in the Princess Máxima Center.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You provide support and advice in (data) governance matters with regard to the biobank.

  • You actively participate in the design, modification and expansion of the biobank.

  • You actively participate in designing the data structure, quality requirements and controls within the biobank.

  • You are responsible for entering high quality data in the biobank system.

  • You pro-actively perform analyses and suggest (process) improvements to increase data quality.

  • You generate reports for in- and external use.

Skills and education

  • BSc or MSc

  • Affinity with bio-medical research and IT systems

  • Hands-on mentality

  • Excellent social and communicative skills

  • Proficient in Dutch and English

  • Motivated and flexible work attitude

  • Previous experience as data manager, data steward and/or experience with data governance matters is a strong advantage

Working at the Princess Máxima Centre

  • The Princess Máxima Center operates according to the ‘cao algemene ziekenhuizen’

  • The position is for 36 hours/week.

  • It concerns a one-year contract with the possibility of a permanent contract depending on performance.

  • The position is graded at level 55/60 depending on education and work experience.


Additional information can be obtained from Dr. B. Tops (Head diagnostic laboratory): b.b.j.tops@prinsesmaximacentrum.nl or Dr. P. Kemmeren (Coordinator research IT): p.kemmeren@prinsesmaximacentrum.nl


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