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People are the foundation of the CCTU's success. Build a career in a unit that supports life changing clinical research.


We improve people's quality of life by supporting innovative and sustainable healthcare research to support safe, kind and excellent delivery of healthcare. We foster an inclusive culture that promotes equality of opportunity, values diversity and maintains a working environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff are respected. Personal and professional development is key to enabling individuals to reach their full potential and maximise their contribution to the CCTU.

 

Applications are invited for the following post(s) of:

 

Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Main area: Division B - Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre

Employer: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Grade: Band 6

Employer type: NHS

Contract: Fixed term: 12 months

Site: Addenbrookes Hospital - Division R&D

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week (3 Days in the office)

Town: Cambridge

Job ref: 180-RD-211476

Salary: £32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Closing: 17/10/2021 23:59

Salary period: Yearly

Interview date: 25/10/2021

 

Job overview:

We are looking for a Clinical Trial Coordinator to be part of the well-established Cancer Theme of the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit. This is a non-patient facing position, requiring a candidate with clinical trials and/or project management experience. You will have primary responsibility for coordinating a number of ongoing clinical studies. Your day to day job will involve working closely with data managers, laboratory staff, statisticians and programmers, but also to liaise with medical staff involved in oncology trials and monitor the conduct of the studies. You will interact with regulatory authorities and collaborators, produce reports to stakeholders, and work in accordance with nationally agreed standards. This post is funded for 1 year, in the first instance, with the potential for contract renewal, dependent upon funding.

Main duties:

Co-ordinate the set-up and conduct of clinical trials and/or clinical studies working closely with the chief investigators and their teams.

Set-up participating sites in multi-centre trials and ensuring that all data and samples are collected following the protocol.

To work in compliance with the International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP), the NHS Research Governance Framework for Health & Social Care and, in the case of a CTIMP, in compliance with the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004.

For more information and to apply online now

 

Clinical Trials Data Manager

Main area: Division R&D - Data Management

Employer: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Grade: Band 5

Employer type: NHS

Contract: Fixed term: 52 weeks

Site: Addenbrookes Hospital-Division RD

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Minimum 3 days per week in the office)

Town: Cambridge

Job ref: 180-RD-211515

Salary: £25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Closing: 17/10/2021 23:59

Salary period: Yearly

Interview date: 28/10/2021

 

Job overview:

We are seeking a trials data manager to be part of the cancer clinical trials team, which is part of the accredited Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit, to contribute to cancer research.

We are looking for candidates with previous data management experience within a research environment. In this role, you will be expected to work closely with coordinators, statisticians and programmers and to liaise with medical staff involved in oncology trials.

You will have primary responsibility for data management (collection of data which involves requesting, tracking, querying, cleaning) using electronic databases. You will also organise the collection of trial samples, assist programmers in designing bespoke databases, and assist the coordinators in the management of a number of oncology clinical trials conducted in accordance with nationally agreed standards.

Main duties:

The post involves the collection, collation and preparation of trial related data in various forms, as well as involvement in the processes for opening new trials with the department. You will be required to work with a wide variety of other trials related staff, including nursing and medical.

The Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit - Cancer Theme (CCTU-CT) is hosted by Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust, which includes Addenbrooke’s Hospital and is part of the Cambridge Cancer Centre, a partnership between Cancer Research UK, CUH and the University of Cambridge. As the Cancer Theme of the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit, we are responsible for working with investigators to design, set up, conduct, analyse and publish cancer research studies sponsored by Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The CCTU-CT currently accommodates both early and late phase studies, many addressing or associated with translational scientific end points.

For more information and to apply online now

 

Pharmacovigilance Officer

Main area: Clinical Trials

Employer: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Grade: Band 5

Employer type: NHS

Contract: Fixed term: 12 months

Site: Addenbrookes Hospital-Division RD

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Town: Cambridge

Job ref: 180-RD-211484

Salary: £25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Closing: 14/10/2021 23:59

Salary period: Yearly

Interview date: 22/10/2021

 

Job overview:

The Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit (CCTU) is part of the NIHR UKCRC Registered CTU Network with the remit to provide support for all aspects of clinical trials from set-up to close down within the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.

Applications are invited for the post of Pharmacovigilance Officer at the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit (CCTU) which provides oversight for clinical trials within the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.

Previous experience of working in a clinical trials environment within the NHS, University or pharmaceutical industry is essential for this post.

Main duties:

  • To provide specialised and dedicated pharmacovigilance support to the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit, specifically with the review, assessment and querying of safety reports received for Sponsored CTIMPs

  • To work in compliance with the International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP), the UK Framework for Health and Social Care Research, and the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004.

You will be expected to develop strong relationships with investigators and members of research teams, support service personnel and external stakeholders at all levels.  You will be required to work as part of a wider team, including providing pharmacovigilance advice and guidance to new researchers or members of the CCTU where appropriate.

For more information and to apply online now