Research Support Officer - Clinical, Cancer Research @ UCC, College of Medicine and Health

University College Cork
April 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:€52,717 - €62,078
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Research Support Officer - Clinical, Cancer Research @ UCC, College of Medicine and Health

0.5 FTE, 12 months, Fixed-Term, Part-time Post

Position Summary

Are you a qualified nurse, looking for an impactful role that involves helping patients whose lives have been impacted by cancer? Do you want to join a passionate and growing team in cancer research at Cork University Hospital?

The UCC Cancer Trials Group (UCC CTG) is looking for an enthusiastic research nurse (CNMI) to support the cancer trials team at Cork University Hospital – Cancer Trials Cork Unit.


The UCC CTG is a new HRB funded collaborative team which aims to bring together a dedicated team of cancer specialists and research staff across the south of Ireland. The UCC CTG is part of Cancer Research @UCC, a translational cancer research centre within the College of Medicine & Health at University College Cork. The UCC CTG group includes 3 cancer trials units at Cork University Hospital (CTC @CUH), University Hospital Waterford and Bons Secours Hospital Cork.

For more information about the group, check our website: https: // www. or our Twitter @UCCCancerTrials

ABOUT Cancer Trials Cork @CUH unit:

Cancer Trials cork @CUH has been in operation for close to two decades, serving a geographically diverse population of 1.2 million in the South of Ireland. Our broad portfolio encompasses phase 1-3 therapeutic trials in haematologic/solid malignancies, radiation therapy and surgery: including academic collaborative trials via Cancer Trials Ireland, and industry trials, with a developing portfolio of investigator-initiated trials (IITs).

As a summary, the role will include (see more information in the candidate pack):

• Significant clinical responsibilities.

• Take part in portfolio studies taking place in the Cancer Trials Cork unit at Cork University Hospital.

• Engage cross-functionally with different stakeholders, knowledge sharing, and building relationships.

• This role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, organization and an awareness of time management.


• Qualified Nurse (Mandatory RGN, BSc,).

• Oncology background or related experience would be a strong advantage.

• Strong interest in gaining experience in this area will also be considered without previous experience in Oncology nursing.


• For informal enquiries: [email protected] or [email protected].

• Apply with your CV through https: //, Type the job ID into the keywords section and the role will come up.

Project Title: Cancer Trials Cork @CUH

Post Duration: 12 months

Salary: €52,717 - €62,078 (CNMI Scale), pro rata 0.5 FTE

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof Roisin Connolly ([email protected]) or [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time ) on Friday, 12th April 2024.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Prof Roisin Connolly Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 075891 Contact Number : Close Date : 12-Apr-2024 12:00

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