Research Nurse/Clinical Trial Practitioner Palliative Cancer Care

University College London - UCL MCPCRD / Division of Psychiatry

The MCPCRD is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in palliative care research with a team of 20+ researchers. We are seeking to appoint a research nurse/ clinical trial practitioner 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/ clinical trial practitioner 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 March 2018 and it is funded for 12 months in the first instance. Further funding to support the post for a total of 29 months will be available if the trial recruits satisfactorily.

Candidates should have prior experience in oncology, palliative care or related specialities.

UCL vacancy reference: 1701190       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. For further information about the vacancy or the application process please contact Yana Kitova  

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: 1 February 2018

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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