Research Development Assistant

University of Hull - Hull York Medical School

This is a maternity cover post at 0.5 FTE (18.25 hours) and is available for 9 months.

Hull York Medical School are seeking to appoint a Research Development Assistant in the Academic Oncology Trials Unit at the Queen’s Centre based in Castle Hill Hospital.

This is a post supported by the Yorkshire Cancer Research Institute and has a major remit in providing support to a wide range of health care professionals to develop research ideas into viable projects to be submitted and worked up through the Yorkshire Cancer Research Early Trials Unit.

For successful local projects you will have the responsibility to support the principle Investigators navigate the IRAS/MREC submission process with support from the Hull and East Yorkshire R&D office.

You will also assist clinicians and other health care professionals to develop a concept/idea and prepare and submit research grant applications to other research bodies including industry.

We therefore are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a strong background in academic research and an ability to develop a clinical research proposal. You will have at least an MSc in biological sciences and have worked or have an understanding of translational medicine or substantial relevant medical research experience at an equivalent level. A proven ability (publication track record) to write scientifically will be an advantage.

You will also have good computer literacy skills, and a sound knowledge of a broad range of products from the Microsoft Office suite, and have the ability to learn new systems and software. You will have excellent interpersonal, time management, and organisational skills, and be able to work with considerable autonomy to regular deadlines.

For an informal discussion please contact Prof. Anthony Maraveyas on (T: 01482 461318).

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The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes.

Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students, and staff will be personally involved.

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