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Clinical Research Nurse in Sexual Health and HIV

UCL - Mortimer Market Centre

Location: London
Salary: £36,028 to £43,533 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2021
Closes: 20th September 2021
Job Ref: 1877238

The Centre for Clinical Research in Infection and Sexual Health has a research programme covering a wide range of studies from observational cohort studies to intervention trials for HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections and viral hepatitis. This has been supplemented by a number of COVID-19 studies including epidemiological and treatment studies since the beginning of the pandemic.

We are seeking to appoint a research nurse to assist with the running of clinical research studies. The post holder will work as part of a team of research nurses, clinicians and non-clinical research associates. The main areas of responsibility of the post are the recruitment of patients to studies, the collection of data, maintenance of study site files and case report forms while supporting patient care. The post holder will have responsibility for leading on their own group of studies within the research group portfolio. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the broader academic mission of the Institute including some teaching commitments.

The post will provide a broad experience of clinical research for a nurse with clinical experience relevant to the interests of the group; prior experience in sexual health/blood-borne viruses would be an advantage.

The post is funded for 12 months in the first instance and thereafter annually renewable subject to continued funding.

To assist the principal investigator with pre-study preparation and study initiation.

Assisting with the preparation and submission of protocols, for regulatory and ethical approval.

To attend investigator meetings.

Provide training for other research and clinic staff on studies.

Explain the study to clinical research and other clinic staff.

Ensure relevant study documents are easily accessible to all staff.

Identify and recruit patients.

To screen for potentially eligible patients and keep up to date screening logs.

To inform patients about current and future studies.

Arranging initial and follow-up appointments for potential and enrolled clinical trial participants.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

For informal queries about the post please contact Nicola Stewart by email to

If you have queries about the application process please email Regina Holland at

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Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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