Clinical Trials Assistant

University of Oxford - Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, NDM Experimental Medicine

Clinical Trials Assistant (two posts)

We are seeking a Clinical Trials Assistant to join an expanding team involved in setting up and managing clinical trials that are being conducted at the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU).

Our remit is the delivery of randomised practice changing clinical trials, and some novel respiratory drug development work. Our portfolio includes Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMPs), medical device trials, cohort and epidemiological studies, covering pleural diseases, COPD, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, mechanisms of dyspnoea perception and respiratory sleep and breathing disorders.

You will provide support in all aspects of trial management for a variety of trials and studies conducted at the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU) including the preparation and submission of clinical trial applications, creating and updating trial documents and creating and managing site/trial master files. This is a key role within ORTU ensuring smooth and effective running of operations, and providing day-to-day professional support for the unit and its collaborators.

It is essential that you are highly organised and have excellent attention to detail, are able to work as a member of a team and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Experience of working in a similar role and having an understanding of Good Clinical Practice and the regulations and guidelines applicable to clinical trials in the UK would be desirable but not essential.

The post is available for 12 months in the first instance.

Additional information regarding the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit can be found on the following websites:;

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 23 October 2017 will be considered.

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