Clinical Trials Assistant (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332-£38,205
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Full time
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Clinical Trials Assistant (Fixed Term)

The purpose of this role is principally to deliver high-quality, patient- focused National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) portfolio clinical research studies in neuroscience, particularly focused on multiple sclerosis.

The post-holder will: Support the running and conduct of clinical trials in neuroscience, and particularly in multiple sclerosis. Help to identify potential participants from clinics for upcoming clinical trials. Conduct patient visits (including phlebotomy and trial assessments), under the supervision of the clinical trial team. Support administrative aspects of conducting trials.

On-the-job training can be offered for applicants.

There are additional opportunities for contribution to patient and public involvement/engagement (PPIE) and/or equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) work, in an outstanding and vibrant patient-orientated research environment.

Although prior experience of clinical research is desirable, we are open to recruiting people with no such experience, provided they show enthusiasm and commitment to undergo appropriate training.

The post is being advertised as full time, but part time applications will also be considered to a minimum of 0.5 FTE.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Emma Cutting at [email protected]

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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

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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 email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE41940 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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  • Department/Location

    Department of Clinical Neurosciences






    Assistant staff


    5 June 2024

    Closing date

    30 June 2024

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