Research Nurse Palliative Cancer Care

University College London - Division of Psychiatry

We are seeking to appoint a research nurse to assist with the running of the NIHR-funded Methylphenidate versus Placebo for Cancer-related fatigue study (MePFAC). The post holder will work as part of a team of research nurses, clinical research physicians and non-clinical research associates.

The main areas of responsibility of the post are the recruitment of patients to the MePFAC study, the collection of data, maintenance of study site files and case report forms, while supporting patient care. The research nurse will also act as a central resource for the wider MePFAC study. This will involve keeping in regular telephone contact with study recruits and principal investigators at each of the 10 participating sites.

The post is available from 1st January 2018. The post is funded for 12 months in the first instance. Further funding to support the post for a total of 29 months may be available if the trial recruits satisfactorily.

The ideal candidate will be a registered nurse. Candidates should have prior experience in oncology, palliative care or related specialties. Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of research trial design, regulatory processes governing research including International Council for Harmonisation (ICH)- Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and clinical trial management is essential.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Yana Kitova, y.kitova@ucl.ac.uk  , 02076799713

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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