Trial Manager - Perinatal Depression and HIV: Cluster RCT, South Africa

University of Oxford - Department of Psychiatry

Warneford Hospital, Oxford

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 with a discretionary range to £51,260 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Trial Manager to work on a 5 year study of a psychological intervention to treat maternal depression and enhance child development in the context of perinatal HIV, led by Professor Alan Stein. The study will be conducted in the area surrounding the Africa Centre for Population Health, part of the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), in Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The post is funded until 31 March 2022. The postholder can either be based in the Department of Psychiatry in Oxford spending substantial periods of time at the Africa Centre for Population Health in Mtubatuba or could be based in South Africa, at the Africa Centre for Population Health with visits for meetings to the Department of Psychiatry in Oxford.

You will play a critical and senior role in the management of the project, planning and implementing the trial on site, and overseeing the roll-out and conduct of the trial. You will be responsible for generation of all the study documentation including the research ethics applications and protocol, ensuring that GCP guidelines are adhered to across all aspects of the study and that the integrity of the trial is protected at all times. You will have overall responsibility for data management and quality assurance and oversee cultural adaptation of research materials.

You will have completed or be close to the completion of a Masters or PhD in a psychology/health/HIV related area and have significant experience of managing clinical trials. With knowledge of clinical research and healthcare systems within a low/middle income country (LMIC); you must be willing and able to be partly field based (in rural South Africa). Experience in behavioural trials and/or trials involving HIV would be an advantage

You should upload a covering letter and CV as part of your application.

The closing day for applications is 12.00 midday on 7 December 2016 with interviews scheduled for 14 December 2016.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=125996

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