Consenter Biobanker- Gastrointestinal illness (GI)

University of Oxford
May 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759– £33,966
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Consenter Biobanker- Gastrointestinal illness (GI)

Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU

Pay Scale: Standard Grade 5

Salary (£): £28,759– £33,966 per annum

Location: Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital.

Contract Type: Fixed-Term

Hours: Fixed Term for 12 months in the first instance

About the Role

A Consenter-Biobanker position has become available in the Translational Gastroenterology Unit, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford. This position involves consenting patients into the Oxford Gastrointestinal (GI) Cohort and collecting samples from endoscopy, surgery and clinics, within the gastroenterology department and wider cancer community.

The aim of this position, within the TGU Biobanking team, will be to collate clinical data, human tissue and medical imaging to support research scientists across the Medical Sciences Division. The position will support our ambitions to give patients an opportunity to take part in translational research in the future. The key duties are listed below and will require some manual handling. Full training will be provided.

The post will involve interaction with patients awaiting standard medical tests, undertaking informed consent of amenable participants, the collection of tissue during the medical procedure and the curation and documentation of accrued data, image and tissue resources. These resources may be used for selected studies within the TGU, national and international studies, or will be banked for future use. You will routinely liaise with a wide range of contacts related to the Oxford GI Cohort, including:

o Academics and management staff that coordinate the Oxford GI Cohort

o Members of the Biobank Team

o Members of other Biobank Teams in Oxford (e.g. OCHRe)

o Patients

o Members of the clinical teams – nursing, surgical, pathology.

About You

You will have good level of education and numerical skills: minimum A level standard (or equivalent), or an equivalent combination of training and experience. It is desirable to have experience of working in a higher education establishment.

About the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

The Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine (NDM) is one of the largest departments of the University of Oxford and is part of the Medical Sciences Division, with responsibility for a significant part of the teaching of clinical students within the Medical School.

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 – pro rata for part-time employees

• 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 full time and fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.

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.

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Friday 22 May 2024 will be considered.

Contact Person : Senior HR Officer Vacancy ID : 172657 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 22-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £28,759 - £33,966 p.a

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