Database Development Coordinator

Queen Mary University of London - William Harvey Research Institute

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Unit Database Development Coordinator (2 years fixed-term)

The Barts Heart Centre is establishing a new Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Unit (CV CTU) to support the development of clinical research. The CV CTU will provide trials expertise internal to Barts and enable the centre to grow its NIHR and BHF funded clinical research funding. The CTU will support all areas of the cardiovascular research programme and allow the Heart Centre to increase its funding across the specialty area.

The Database Development Coordinator will be responsible for the design, build and testing of clinical trial databases using REDCap or an equivalent off-the-shelf clinical data management system. The Coordinator will provide expert advice and guidance on best practice around database production, data capture and processing for clinical trials, and develop and deliver training on database set-up.

The preferred candidate will have excellent communication and team work skills, with the ability to adapt readily to changing working conditions. The postholder will have prior experience of setting up databases such as Oracle, as well as knowledge and experience of an EDC clinical trial database. The ideal candidate will be educated to at least degree level, preferably in the life sciences or nursing, and may have experience in developing training tools for staff. Prior experience in a data management role in either a CTU or the pharmaceutical industry will be advantageous, particularly if that experience included working on cardiovascular studies.

This is a full time post for two years. The starting salary will be in the range of £32,956 - £38,709 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance). The benefits package for this post includes 30 days’ annual leave and defined benefit pension scheme.

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 Benoit Aigret at

Details about the CV CTU can be found at

Application enquiries can be directed to

The closing date for all applications is: 1 January 2018

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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