Trial Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Jan 2022

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £27,924 to £30,497. With potential progression once in post to £34,304 a year.

Grade 6

Full Time / Fixed Term Contract for up to 12 months

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest UK Cancer Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered clinical trials unit in the country. The Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) is based in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences and specialises in running cancer clinical trials. The Unit has an extensive portfolio of phase I, II and III clinical trials in adults and children covering a wide range of cancer disease sites. The Unit also specializes in the delivery of non-cancer early phase trials including trials testing devices and biomarkers. The CRCTU receives substantial core funding from Cancer Research UK and additional funding from other charities, government and pharmaceutical companies and employs a multidisciplinary team of over 180 members of staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of one or more clinical trials, ensuring that the trials are conducted in accordance with good clinical practice and applicable ethical, regulatory and quality standards. They will be involved in the development of trial documentation, submission of regulatory and ethical applications, the preparation and submission of pertinent reports, managing participating sites and the collaborative group, the supervision of junior staff, and preparing the data for analysis/publication.

Applicants will preferably have a higher degree in a relevant biomedical or associated subject, or be a graduate with equivalent experience. Previous trial management experience is preferred but on the job training will be provided for exceptional candidates. They must be able to use their own initiative and work effectively as part of a team. Excellent communication and organisational skills with a critical intelligent attention to detail are essential for this role. Experience using Microsoft Office applications is also essential, while experience with Microsoft Access would be a distinct advantage. Applicants should be prepared to meet the travel requirements of the post, which includes travel nationally.

Informal enquires can be made to Sophia Magwaro –   

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