Study Co-ordinator (60% FTE)

Bangor University - School of Healthcare Sciences


Study Co-ordinator (60% FTE)

Applications are invited for the above temporary part-time post working in Bangor University’s Clinical Trials Unit, the North Wales Organisation for Randomised Trials in Health and Social Care, (NWORTH).

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast paced innovative trials unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for the co-ordination and management of the HS&DR funded study: Can H-Ts maintain the oral health of routine low-risk dental recall patients in "high-street" dental practices: a pilot study being led by Professor Paul Brocklehurst.

The post holder will be expected to co-ordinate, manage and oversee this study to ensure its successful delivery and completion. They will work with colleagues from the School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University to deliver a realist process evaluation programme of work alongside the pilot and so a relevant research background or previous experience of realist or theory-led approaches is highly desirable.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of managing a research study in an academic setting and have previous experience of managing or co-ordinating a healthcare research project. Relevant research background and experience of realist or theory-led approaches is desirable. Excellent communication and presentation skills, together with the ability to organise and motivate others are essential.

The post-holder will need to be self-motivated, adaptable, a proactive problem-solver, and be able to work effectively in the context of change.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to work to high standards across a variety of tasks with constant regard to scientific and regulatory requirements. S/he will demonstrate leadership, a positive, solution-focused approach when faced with challenges and will provide operational management in coordination and delivery of the project. As the study sites are located across Manchester and Liverpool, the post-holder will be expected to travel for regular meetings and monitoring visits.

The post-holder will be accountable to the NWORTH Director, Professor Paul Brocklehurst and will also report to Dr Lynne Williams for the realist/process evaluation elements.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence as soon as possible and the post is available on a part-time basis (60% FTE) until 31st December 2019.

Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website,  However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.

Closing date for applications: 7th February, 2018.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the following for informal discussions regarding the position: Prof Paul Brocklehurst: Ph: 01248 38 3218; Email:

Committed To Equal Opportunities

Expiration Date: 07/02/2018

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