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Research Nurse (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited to apply for a Research Nurse position within an established translational research programme headed by Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, focusing on familial gastric cancer and patients with the pre-cancerous conditions of the upper GI tract with a goal to improve diagnosis and management of patients with genetic or acquired predisposition to cancer. For more information visit

The specific purpose of this role will be to Coordinate and run the Familial Gastric Cancer study and support a portfolio of studies on Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma. The role is an active nursing role with direct patient contact with a particular emphasis on recruitment, sample collection, data entry and study co-ordination. The post holder will work closely with Dr Massimiliano di Pietro (Endoscopy) and Prof Marc Tischkowitz (Clinical Genetics) and ad within an established team of clinicians, researchers, research nurses and administrators.

The successful candidate should have significant post-registration clinical experience and previous research experience in commercial and/or non-commercial clinical trials. Previous study coordinator and endoscopy nurse experience is desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until June 2025 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) and a security check. This appointment also requires NMC Registration and a Research Passport application.

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This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Research Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and a completed Additional Information for Allied Health Professionals form 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: 14th June 2023

Date of interview: To be confirmed

Please quote reference RD36434 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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