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Trauma & Orthopaedics Trial Coordinator

University of Leeds - Faculty of Medicine & Health

Location: Leeds
Salary: £27,511 to £32,817 per annum (pro-rata) (Grade 6)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 31st July 2020
Closes: 30th August 2020
Job Ref: MHLRM1137

Do you have experience in setting up, managing and coordinating clinical trials? Would you like to work in a clinical academic environment? Do you have an understanding of trials using medical devices as well as medicinal products?

We are looking for someone with a strong background in managing projects, and working within a clinical trials setting to become a key member of our research team. You will be responsible for coordinating specific Trauma & Orthopaedics (T&O) research projects and clinical trials from set-up and recruitment through to trial closure and analysis. 

You will provide a wide range of support for the T&O Research Group’s clinical research activities and the senior academic staff. You will also have responsibility for coordinating the Section studies, monitoring and managing a variety of aspects of the project to ensure it progresses well and to time. 

You will possess strong problem solving and analytical skills with experience of establishing and implementing systems and processes to support reliable delivery of projects. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent relevant qualification/experience. Effective communication, organisational and prioritising skills with an ability to meet tight deadlines, along with well-developed computer skills and excellent attention to detail are essential.

This post is based in the Section of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, based at Worsley Building and the Leeds General Infirmary and also at Chapel Allerton Hospital and is available immediately.

This large clinical Institute now represents one of the largest clinical academic groups for rheumatology and musculoskeletal medicine in the world. The Section of Orthopaedics is strategically focussed on increasing its portfolio of high quality research, particularly via Clinical Trials.

The T&O Trial Coordinator is a key member of the research team and will be responsible for the co-ordination of one or more trials/studies within the T&O research portfolio. Duties of the post will include study set up, collection, computerisation and validation of data in accordance with Good Clinical Practice, the Medicines for Human Use act (2004) and the Research Governance Framework as appropriate. You will advise the project team and investigators on the progress of the study from a trial co-ordination, regulatory and logistics perspective and work with the Chief Investigator (CI) to resolve problems. You will develop specialist musculoskeletal knowledge relevant to the post.

To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:

Professor Peter Giannoudis

Tel: +44(0)113 206 7068, email:


Professor Hemant Pandit


Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location: Other

School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)

Section: Section of Orthopaedics

Working Time: 64% FTE (24 hours a week)

Contract Type: Fixed Term (for up to one year to cover maternity leave)

Release Date: Friday 31 July 2020

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