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Research Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)

The Energy Expenditure Study is an early phase clinical study at the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUHFT) and a commercial sponsor in collaboration with the University of Cambridge. Its aims are to evaluate the effect on energy balance of a new drug in overweight and obese subjects with type 2 diabetes.

We are seeking a research coordinator to work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Mark Evans, and Research Nurse to co-ordinate and provide administrative support for this single site study and other concurrently recruiting clinical studies led by the PI. You will be required to work independently when the PI or research nurse are not available and to organise your time and prioritise tasks according to general guidelines based on weekly/monthly work schedules for the study.

You will be the primary source of liaison with clinicians, hospital laboratories, academic research teams and other healthcare professionals to organise the recruitment of patients to the study. You will have responsibility for day to day study visit logistics and close liaison with the clinical research facility where visits will be undertaken. The role holder also co-ordinates the collection and processing of clinical samples and processes, and also organizes and records the ensuing clinical data according to standard protocols.

The ideal candidate should be educated to degree level or equivalent in Biomedical Science or a closely related discipline (including Nursing). Proven communication, organisational and IT skills are essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

This appointment requires 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.

The closing date is 24 February 2019, with interviews to be confirmed.

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

Please quote reference RG18122 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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