Research Studies Manager

Queen Mary University of London - Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine

Applications are invited for a Research Studies Manager at the Cancer Research UK funded Cancer Prevention Trials Unit (CPTU). The Unit is based within a group that is at the forefront of international research into the prevention and control of cancer. We have particularly active research programmes in breast, endometrial, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer prevention, cancer screening and statistical methods for clinical trials and epidemiology.

The post holder will oversee the management of a portfolio of large observational studies in the area of prostate and breast cancer prevention. The appointee will assist with procedures relating to trial co-ordination, including liaising with the study coordinators, data managers regarding data management/data collection, and biospecimen managers. The post holder will be responsible for producing Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) guidelines, coordinate research approvals/amendments to ethics committees, sponsor, and local R&D departments for various studies. Furthermore, the appointee will ensure patient confidentiality and that all requirements of the Data Protection Act are fulfilled.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of a Lecturer in Medical Statistics and as part of a team consisting of Principal Investigators, statisticians, programmers, and quality assurance managers. In addition they will be responsible for line managing at least one member of staff.

Applicants must be educated to degree level, have extensive experience in protocol development for clinical trials and of using the Integrated Research Application System (IRAS), excellent project planning skills and a thorough understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

The post is full time and fixed term for two years. Starting salary will be in the range £36,064- £42,431 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. The Centre for Cancer Prevention requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (as specified in the Job Description).

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ivana Sestak at

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Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date above.

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