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Clinical Trials Project Coordinator (Fixed Term)

This post is to coordinate clinical trials/studies in dementia and neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, as well as head injury, multiple sclerosis and autoimmune psychosis.

This post will be based in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit (CCTU) at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Key job functions

To facilitate and coordinate the set-up and conduct of clinical trials and/or clinical studies working closely with the Chief Investigators and their teams, with guidance from senior staff within the neuroscience theme.

To assist with the set-up of participating sites in multi-centre trials and ensuring that all data and samples are collected following relevant protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

To work in compliance with the International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP), the NHS Research Governance Framework for Health & Social Care and, in the case of a CTIMP, in compliance with the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004.

The post-holder will need excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, together with research experience and ideally skills in coordinating clinical trials.

There are additional opportunities for contribution to patient and public involvement and/or engagement, in an outstanding and vibrant patient-oriented research environment.

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

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Emma Cutting at

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Closing Date: 27th October 2020

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 ZE24393 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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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