Deputy Senior Scientific Officer Clinical Trials

University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 5: £25,482 - £30,395 p.a.


The Sample Handling Laboratory of the Oxford Cancer and Haematology Centre supports clinical trials by directly receiving and processing samples obtained from clinical trial patients. This post is to provide day-to-day operational supervision of the laboratory, provide supervision to junior staff and take a lead in implementing new working practices to improve monitoring and adherence to standard operating procedures within the laboratory under the supervision of the Consultant Nurse and Senior Scientific Officer Clinical Trials (Senior SOCT). The postholder will also participate in all routine laboratory tasks.

The postholder will be educated to at least A-level or equivalent qualification, or a combination of training and experience with a science background. Previous laboratory experience gained in a regulated environment and familiarity with the requirements of Good Clinical Practice are also essential requirements for this position. Experience of working with clinical trials samples and of managing multiple projects simultaneously would be advantageous for this role.

This is a full-time post and is offered on a fixed-term basis for 12 months in the first instance.

All applicants must complete an application form and submit a CV and supporting statement.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 4 January 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-138143