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Research Nurse - Early Phase Clinical Trials (Fixed Term)

We are looking for an Research Nurse to work on clinical research studies within the Early Phase Clinical Trials Team (EPCTT). The post holder will provide the nursing care for research patients and will manage, with support, the administration and day to day running of studies, ensuring compliance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines.

You should be a registered nurse with oncology or clinical trials experience, previous Early Phase clinical trials experience is desirable. You will need the ability to work in a self-directed and flexible manner.

The EPCTT team is a multi-disciplinary group of doctors, nurses, data mangers and a trial coordinator led by Prof. Duncan Jodrell. The EPCTT team's research goals are to optimise the "science-led" clinical application of novel therapies, including "first into man" (phase 1) and associated pharmacology studies.

The Department of Oncology is renowned nationally and internationally and benefits from a major commitment from Cancer Research UK, recognising Cambridge's position at the forefront of cancer research.

The University of Cambridge is an exciting, vibrant, research led academic community offering opportunities to work with leading internationally recognised academics whose visions are shaping tomorrows world.

Informal enquiries may be made to Debra Blackstone, Senior Clinical Nurse Early Phase:, Tel 01223 348082 and informal visits are encouraged.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists) and a health assessment. This appointment also requires NMC Registration for the continuation of the appointment and a Research Passport application.

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.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

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

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 13th March with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RD14768 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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