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Research Administrator - IPCAS Trial

The purpose of the role is to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in research, as a member of the Primary Care Unit under the direction of Professor Jonathan Mant who leads the cardiovascular research group.

This post will form a key part of the team co-ordinating a clinical trial, set in GP practices. The IPCAS Trial ( is evaluating a new model of Primary Care combining two interventions (IPCAS & MLAS) for stroke survivors living in the community. Please see Further Information document for further details of key responsibilities.

The post-holder will be education to at least GCSE (preferably A level) standard or have equivalent qualifications including English and Maths or have equivalent experience. They must possess excellent IT skills, communication skills and the ability to use initiative and to prioritise and manage workload quickly and effectively. A driving licence and ideally use of a car is essential as this role will involve an element of driving to sites across the UK, which may not be accessible by public transport.

The appointee will need a Research Passport for this post, which may require a standard DBS check.

The funds for these posts are available until 31st December 2019.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre).

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Ricky Mullis (

Closing date: 29th October 2017

Interview date: Week Commencing 6th November 2017

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Previous applicants need not apply

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RH13062 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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