Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

Senior Clinical Informatician

Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

Manchester, United Kingdom

Senior Clinical Informatician

  • Salary in the range of £24,000 – £36,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
  • Job Ref: MI/19/17
  • Duration: Fixed term until 31 December 2020

About the role:

We are currently looking for a Senior Clinical Informatician within the Digital Experimental Cancer Medicines Team. Fast delivery of data and analytics is a key part of our strategy to becoming a leader of clinical research in phase I trials. The CRUK Manchester Institute Centre for Cancer Biomarker Sciences and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Research Division are partners within the Manchester Cancer Research Centre to an £11.5m partnership between The University of Manchester Institute of Cancer Sciences and AstraZeneca, to bring real time decisions to phase I clinical trials during a project called iDECIDE.

The aim of this post is to support digital innovation to change the conduct of experimental cancer medicine clinical trials and the role of patients within these trials. You will have a broad range of science and informatics skills. Using these skills, you will support innovation within clinical trials by developing proof of concept digital solutions and supporting clinical data analysis.

About you:

You will be excited about the potential for technology to benefit cancer patients. You will have a degree in a scientific or mathematics discipline plus significant experience working with clinical data or a relevant postgraduate degree. You will have experience of analysing clinical data and will have developed systems used in research. You are someone who enjoys working in a small team where collaboration and problem solving are key to delivering our portfolio of technology clinical trials.

Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are currently situated at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.

We are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK MI Paterson Building) in South Manchester (, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit our website:

For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Paul Fitzpatrick, email:

Closing date: Sunday 23 June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.