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Clinical Research Coordinator

University of Sheffield - Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £22,017 to £25,482 per annum (Grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th August 2018
Closes: 24th September 2018
Job Ref: UOS020116

Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 months

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health

We are looking to recruit a Clinical Research Co-Ordinator within the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, to help with the day to day running of our clinical trial portfolio. The CVRU has an exciting programme of work conducting clinical studies in healthy volunteers and patients with cardiovascular disease. The principal focus of current work is in the area of atherothrombosis and the effects of antithrombotic medication.

You should have a BMedSci/BSc or equivalent qualification in a science based subject, with experience in clinical trials and/or clinical Cardiology. You will be an enthusiastic, well organised individual with a great eye for attention to detail. You must be a good communicator, with the ability to discuss clinical research with patients, trial monitors, regulatory bodies and medical professionals. You must work well as part of a team and be able to prioritise duties according to what can be rapidly changing deadlines.

You will be based in the Cardiovascular Research Unit (CVRU) which is centred at the Centre for Biomedical Research, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, and is directed by Professor Rob Storey. The job entails recruiting patients to a variety of cardiovascular research studies, booking and conducting patient appointments, taking blood samples and performing ECGs where required, data input and answering monitor queries. You will also be involved in study set up and close out by liaising closely with data monitors. All our work is carried out to a high standard and in accordance with GCP guidelines.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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