Senior Research Fellow (Head of Trials Management in Solid and Haematological Malignancies)

Cardiff University - Centre for Trials Research, College of Biomedical & Life Sciences

An opportunity has arisen to join this Cancer Research UK core funded, UKCRC-registered trials unit as a Senior Research Fellow (Head of Trial Management in Solid and Haematological Malignancies). The main focus of the role is to lead research projects and to be the lead for trial management, contributing to the research record of the Unit, Centre and College. Commitment to carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high quality journals, and to pursue excellence in trials research (and inspire others to do the same) is central to the role.

With a relevant PhD (or equivalent research experience) you will have a well-established expertise and significant proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within cancer or in the methods of trials. This includes a proven substantial record in the senior management of CTIMPS, including expertise in the design of randomised trials (including current legal, governance and ethical requirements).

As a result of this applicants will have an established national and growing international reputation within a related academic field, supported by a proven and substantial record of publications in high-impact national and international journals. Additionally, they will have a record of contributing and leading successful research bids.

This position would suit someone with a track record of effective and persuasive communication skills with a wide range of academic and clinical collaborators. A proven ability to lead and develop a multidisciplinary research team, and of academic leadership is also required. Creativity, innovation and team-working ability are all essential.

For informal queries, please contact Dr Richard Adams on Tel: 07515252268

This post is full-time (35 hours per week, but part time working will be considered), and is open ended.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

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