Salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £33,199 p.a.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Trials Coordinator to contribute to the work of the Clinical and Translational Neuromuscular Paediatric Research Group, led by Professor Laurent Servais, within the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
As a Clinical Trials Coordinator, you will assist the leaders of the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre to set up a competitive, well organised clinical trial centre for paediatric neuromuscular diseases. This setting involves complex partnerships involving NHS and University administration, medical doctors and physiotherapists at the John Radcliff Hospital, as well as MRI services and several other stakeholders. You will coordinate the set-up, recruitment and follow-up phases as well as reporting of multiple clinical trials within the group. You will assist in finalising the protocol, study materials, training packages for collaborating sites and prepare trial specific instructions. You will also oversee data entry on the computer database, undertake central data entry and perform regular systematic checks of information held on trial database as required and you will act as a resource, providing advice and support to colleagues both internal and external to the group to promote good research practice.
The postholder will hold a university degree and relevant administration and/or project management experience in an academic environment. Understanding of clinical research methodology, good clinical practice and the research governance framework as well as an experience. Previous experience as a trial coordinator and experience of overseeing the conduct of large clinical trials and working to a high standard of Good Clinical Practice would be desirable. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to be comfortable and confident interacting with volunteers and patients in a research study, clinical research co-ordinators, team members, laboratory and administrative staff, monitors, collaborating company representatives, MCA auditors and the broader research community.
This is a full-time new fixed-term appointment for 1 year in the first instance with possibility of renewal. The post will commence in September 2019.
You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 19 June, 2019. Interviews dates will be determined after closing date.