Co-Director of DTU/Head of DTU Clinical trials unit

Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: E82: £77,913 - £105,042 p.a.

OCDEM has an extraordinary opportunity for a research leader of the highest calibre, as we seek to appoint a Co-director for the Diabetes Trial Unit (DTU). This is a senior academic research leadership position providing vision and direction for research collaborators and colleagues in the DTU, the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), and the wider University. Working closely with the other co-director of DTU (to be appointed) you will further develop the DTU as an internationally renowned and highly successful clinical diabetes research group.


Your particular responsibility will be to lead large scale clinical trials in the diabetes area, which involves all key roles from initiating, running and concluding such trials. You will contribute to the fulfilment of the DTU’s vision by strengthening its research culture, developing new research initiatives, and representing the DTU in print and in person. You will be a member of the OCDEM Management Board, the governing body of the OCDEM.


You will have a medical degree and relevant research experience in clinical diabetes research. You will have clinical practice experience and full GMC registration. You will have proven experience in designing and conducting trials in diabetes and or/cardiovascular disease including a track record of successful publications in these respective areas. You will also have experience of teaching medical, MSc or DPhil students.


This is a full-time appointment and the post is funded for 5 years in the first instance.


Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory disclosure report from the Criminal Records Bureau and an honorary contract with the NHS.


Informal enquiries can be made to Fredrik Karpe, email: fredrik.karpe@ocdem.ox.ac.uk.


You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 7 June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-139378

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