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Research Nurse

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Global Health Research

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £27,830 to £32,236 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th November 2018
Closes: 21st November 2018
Job Ref: 045940

Fixed term until 31st March 2020

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a research project within the Usher Institute/ IGMM at the University of Edinburgh. Based at the Western General Hospital, the successful applicant will be responsible for the identification and recruitment of patients with symptoms suggestive of colorectal cancer in a new research study funded by CRUK.  Eligible patients will be identified and recruited from NHS endoscopy units, CT scanning units and colorectal units mainly from the Western General Hospital (Edinburgh) and Royal Infirmary (Edinburgh). The post-holder will be responsible for various aspects of study management including patient recruitment, blood sampling and the collection of study specific information.

Applicants should be a Registered Nurse with relevant post-registration experience in a clinical research environment. You must have a proven ability to work independently and the drive to push projects forward ensuring that relevant guidelines and regulations are adhered to. Attention to detail, excellent communication and organisational skills are essential for this post. In addition, applicants must have their own transport and be prepared to travel within Edinburgh and occasionally within Scotland. 

This is a full-time, fixed term position from December 2018 until 31st March 2020 with the possibility of extending tenure beyond this point.

Applicants should include a CV along with a supporting statement detailing how they meet the knowledge, skills and experience required for this post when applying. 

For further information and informal enquiries, please contact Dr Evropi Theodoratou (

Reference: 045940

Closing Date: 21st November 2018

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