Trial Coordinator

University of Exeter
November 28, 2023
Offerd Salary:£32,332
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £32,332 per annum on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Trial Coordinator

Job description

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Health and Community Sciences

The above full-time (1.0 FTE) post is available from the 2nd January 2024 on an open-ended permanent basis, subject to continued funding. Applicants interested in hybrid working patterns are encouraged to make contact to discuss options.

The post

The Exeter Clinical Trials Unit (ExeCTU), in the newly formed Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, at the University of Exeter, wishes to recruit an experienced Trial Coordinator to join its expanding team. With several new studies due to launch in 2024 this is an exciting time to join a growing and forward-thinking trials unit.

Exeter Clinical Trials Unit (ExeCTU)

ExeCTU is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing and innovative fully registered UKCRC clinical trials unit (www. Our inclusive culture supports and nurtures an ethos to grow and develop talent. Our talented multi- disciplinary team of experts includes statisticians, trial coordinators, trial managers, data managers, IT developers and quality assurance staff, working together to deliver our ambitious strategy and develop innovative ways to design and conduct clinical trials. Our trial portfolio includes high-profile randomised controlled trials in dementia, mental health, orthopaedics and trauma, diabetes, emergency medicine and Covid-19, supported by funding from the NIHR, UKRI, Horizon2020, large charities and others. Studies include regulated drug trials, surgical, device and apps trials, and trials of complex interventions, locally in the South West, nationally and internationally.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast-growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For further information, please contact Dr Heather Cook, Head of Trial Management at [email protected]

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