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Senior Trials Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)

The Cambridge Breast Cancer Trials Unit (CBRU) are seeking an experienced clinical trial coordinator to join their team. The CBCRU, led by Prof Jean Abraham, specialise in developing & delivering cutting-edge translational research studies, such as the Personalised Breast Cancer Program, which gives our patients and their clinicians access to potentially treatment-changing genomic information in a clinically relevant timeframe.

The Senior Trials Coordinator will be part of the Cancer Clinical Innovation Group (CCIG) within the CBCRU. The CCIG is a newly established group to support the development of innovative clinical trials initially within the early breast cancer setting from concept to opening for recruitment.

The successful applicant will work closely with the teams supporting breast cancer clinical research based at Cambridge University Hospitals. They will also be involved in collaborative projects with academic and commercial organisations within the UK and Internationally.

Working within the CBCRU is fast-paced and intellectually stimulating. This is an ideal position for an experienced clinical research coordinator who wants to be part of impactful research that improves breast cancer patient outcomes.

We encourage an informal discussion about this role. For further information, please contact Prof Jean Abraham ( and Dr Joanna Worley ( with copy cc to Ms Catherine Durance (PA to Prof Abraham):

The funding supporting this position is available for two years 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.

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Closing Date: 3rd January 2022

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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 RD27601 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.

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