Clinical Trials Manager

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced clinical trials manager to contribute to world class translational research hosted by the University of Oxford’s Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit. We are seeking to appoint to a role taking responsibility for developing and running trials in the Cardiovascular and Renal portfolio, mainly working with Professor Richard McManus in the prevention of cardiovascular disease with particular emphasis on blood pressure measurement and the management of hypertension in primary care.

The ideal candidate is educated to degree level or with equivalent experience, proactive with a positive and flexible attitude and exceptional communication skills. You will have experience of working as a clinical trials manager within a non-commercial setting and up-to-date knowledge of all regulations and guidelines applicable to clinical trials. Experience working on trials within a primary care setting will be an advantage. There will be a requirement to travel within the UK to research sites.

The post is offered full-time for a fixed-term of 2 years in the first instance.

The Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit (PC-CTU) is based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford. The PC-CTU is involved in the design, conduct and analysis of pragmatic RCTs and CTIMPs encompassing the disease areas of diabetes, vascular disease, cancer, infectious diseases and behavioural medicine within a primary care setting ( The PC-CTU is convenient to access as its based near to the train station and park and ride stops are located nearby.

For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Emma Ogburn, CTU Operational Director, email:

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 14 February 2018 and interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 27 February 2018.

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