Study Co-ordinator

University of Cambridge - Department of Psychiatry

The University of Cambridge is inviting applications for a Research Study Co-ordinator to join the Biomarker in Depression (BIODEP) Study. The post holder will provide administrative support to the Research Project Manager and the Database Operations Manager of the BIODEP study.

The primary focus is to ensure that the study is conducted in accordance with contractual agreements, the study protocol, standard operating procedures, regulatory and ethical requirements and Good Clinical Practice guidelines.

We are looking for a individual with prior experience in mental health research and/or research administration, preferably within the NHS or an academic institution. You will have a relevant degree, but equivalent experience will be considered.

This is a key role within the Research Study team, and the post holder will be responsible for facilitating the timely recruitment of patients. This will involve day-to-day coordination/administration, database management and contact with patients and clinicians following ethics guidelines and appropriate protocol.

He/she will also undertake general administrative duties for the team, as well as support the Research Project Manager and Database Operations Manager as required.

Applicants must be well organised, possess strong communication skills, have the ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, and maintain a compassionate understanding when dealing with patients and families.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Linda Pointon on To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 6 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 11th December 2016.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 12th December 2016.

Please quote reference RN10848 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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