Clinical Research Fellow, Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Southampton, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 11 Feb 2024

9 Feb 2024
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Research Field

Medical sciences
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First Stage Researcher (R1)

United Kingdom
Application Deadline

11 Feb 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
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Offer Description

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £55,329 to £63,152
Full Time Fixed Term (15 months)
Closing Date:  Sunday 11 February 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2606024CM

*Please note: successful applicants will be appointed to a different salary range (£39,260-£68,478) if they were at ST3 on or before 2 August 2016.

The University of Southampton Faculty Of Medicine is offering an appointment to be based within the Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) at Southampton General Hospital.

This post holder will work within SCTU supporting the Cancer Vaccine Launch Pad study. The post will provide practical training for a middle grade doctor in the conduct of clinical trials and will be particularly focused on supporting this clinical trial through all stages including implementation and supporting sites in recruitment, regulatory approvals, data collection and integrity, data presentation and working with a trial collecting translational samples. The post is intended to provide valuable training in research governance and regulation for future clinical and translational researchers.

The appointee will provide day to day medical support for SCTU as part of the Clinical Liaison team for the Cancer Vaccine Launch Pad study. Under supervision from the main supervisor, Prof Simon Crabb (Professor of Experimental Cancer Therapeutics), and the Head of Early Diagnosis and Translational Group, they will have responsibility for trial development and implementation. In addition they will be involved in study protocol amendments and implementation including ethics committee documentation and R&D submissions. Training in clinical trials methodology including Good Clinical Practice will be provided.

The post will be at registrar level and will require a medical qualification. It would be suitable for a trainee with relevant experience in cancer clinical research as out of program experience or for someone wishing to pursue a career in these specialties prior to obtaining a training number.

The post will be a University appointment and does not have any direct clinical work. Duration of post to be discussed with the potential candidate but is up to 15 months in the first instance.

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.   

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