Research Associate - The International DSD/CAH Registry

University of Glasgow - School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

Job Purpose

The purpose of this post is to make a leading contribution to the Registry Office. The International DSD/CAH Registries were initially developed in 2007 from a research grant awarded from the Research Unit of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and were subsequently enhanced through project grants from EUFP7 and MRC grants. Currently they receive funding from several sources and their activity is of interest to pharma as well as the European Medicines Agency as a tool that could be used for post-marketing surveillance. The post-holder should have a good knowledge of the conditions included in these registries and have previous experience of working on rare disease registries. This post is funded through an unrestricted educational grant from Diurnal.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

The funding for this post is for 2 years in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy ref: 014852.

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