Trial Coordinator

University College London - UCL Cancer Institute

The Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre (CTC) is part of the Cancer Institute at University College London. The CTC is responsible for the development and conduct of clinical trials to evaluate new approaches to the treatment of cancer and is a National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) accredited cancer trials centre. The CTC undertakes phase I, II & III trials, some with biological endpoints. CTC staff collaborate with clinicians and research staff in the UK and abroad. We have a number of areas of specialisation; Lung, Haematology, Gynaecology, Gastrointestinal (GI) tract, Bone metastases, Head & neck, Sarcoma and Brain cancers.  The CTC Director is Jonathan Ledermann, Professor of Medical Oncology at UCL. The majority of staff are funded on Cancer Research UK programme or project grants and there is some additional support in the form of educational grants from industry.

The main purpose of this post is to coordinate one or more clinical trials. The postholder will ensure the efficient and safe management of the trial(s) by ensuring adherence to the study protocols, current regulatory requirements and UK legislation. A crucial aspect of this will be close liaison with participating institutions.

This post is funded for one year in the first instance.

Applicants should have a high level of knowledge of biomedical science, data management and recent experience in co-ordinating or working on clinical trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (preferably in a clinical trials unit) and/or health related research. Good communication skills, experience of working with all levels of medical and para-medical staff, excellent numeracy and accuracy skills, experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access), an excellent knowledge of current regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and a willingness to travel are essential. Knowledge of cancer would be advantageous.

UCL vacancy reference: 1701318       

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, please contact Kim Champion,, 020 7679 9886.If you have any queries relating to the application process, please contact Louise Rusha, NO AGENCIES.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: TBC

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

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