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NIHR BioResource Study Coordinator (Fixed Term)

The NIHR BioResource aims to provide a unique and powerful resource for studying disease mechanisms and for characterising the benefits and limitations of emerging therapies. This will lead towards future trials and studies that incorporate disease mechanistic knowledge and that are personalising therapies based on stratifying patients/individuals at risk of disease by disease-associated phenotypes.

The NIHR BioResource requires a Study Coordinator to coordinate and manage research within NIHR BioResource. The post holder will work directly with the designated Researcher for individual studies under the supervision of the Senior Study Participation Coordinator to ensure the recruitment of volunteers in order to fulfil study recruitment requirements. The post holder will manage the administrative and functional set-up, initiation, running, monitoring, and archival of approved NIHR BioResource stage 2 research studies.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) and will have worked for a complex organisation involved in research studies in a clinical setting, and understand the principles of GCP. The role holder will have experience in the use of databases using large datasets, excellent communication skills and able to coordinate and progress a number of clinical trials simultaneously.

The funds for these posts are available until 31st March 2022.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Biomedical Campus (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre)

Informal enquiries can be made to Cheryl Chapman, Senior Study Participation Coordinator (

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.

Closing date: 1st January 2018

Interview Date: 10th January 2018

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.

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 RW14197 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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