Clinical Trials Assistant

University of Oxford
June 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759 - £33,966
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Contract Type:fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Part time
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Clinical Trials Assistant

Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford


Salary (£): £28,759 - £33,966 per annum (pro rata for part-time)

Location: Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Churchill Hospital

Contract Type: Fixed-Term

Hours: Part-Time

About the Role

We are looking for a Clinical Trials Assistant to join our expanding team at the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU). The Clinical Trials Assistant will support the trial management team in setting up and managing recruiting sites. This is a key role within the ORTU, ensuring the smooth and effective running of operations, and providing day-to-day professional support for studies and their collaborators.

You will be the first contact for all sites, supporting and being responsible for the set-up, greenlighting and ongoing oversight of the recruiting sites for various studies currently managed by ORTU.

About You

Applicants should have a good level of education and numerical skills (A-level standard or equivalent), or have a combination of training and relevant experience.

You will also need to demonstrate that you have:

• Excellent communication and organisation skills.

• Excellent attention to detail

• An ability to work as a member of a team but also operate independently.

• Previous experience of working in a similar role in a clinical and/or academic environment.

Having an understanding of Good Clinical Practice and the regulations and guidelines applicable to clinical trials in the UK would be a desirable attribute for this post.

About the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit

The Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU) is a Clinical Trials Unit which specialises in the design, delivery and administration of trials across the scope of Respiratory Medicine.

We run national and international trials related to our own academic areas, as well as supporting trials led by other teams. Our scope of work includes clinical trials at all phases, including translational studies, phase II discovery studies and multicentre definitive randomised trials.

Benefits of working

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

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Application Process

“Committed to equality and valuing diversity”

The post is part-time and fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.

Hybrid working will be considered.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. The supporting statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for more information and advice on how to write an effective supporting statement.

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on 03/06/2024 will be considered.

Interviews are due to take place on the week commencing 11/06/2024.

Contact Person : Senior HR Officer Vacancy ID : 172888 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 03-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £28,759 - £33,966 per annum (pro rata for part-time)

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