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Research Nurse (Fixed Term) [Internal Applicants Only]

Applications are invited for a Research Nurse to join the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme. The Research Nurse will perform and manage research studies for the Cambridge International Cancer Early Detection Alliance Member Centre, being responsible for a number of different research studies.

Applicants should have a professional nursing qualification and significant post-registration experience in performing clinical studies of novel tests for the early detection of cancer. Knowledge of research methodology, ethics and research governance of clinical studies is also essential.

Informal enquiries about this post may be directed to Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, MRC Cancer Unit, Email:, Tel: 01223 763287.

This post is available from 1 May 2019.

Please note that only application from current University of Cambridge staff will be considered.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2024 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 adults' barred list). This appointment also requires NMC Registration 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.

The closing date is 21 March 2019, with interviews to be confirmed.

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.

Please quote reference RD18360 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.

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