|Salary:||£28,344 to £31,596|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||23rd April 2023|
UCL Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology was established on 1stAugust 2013 and is formally comprised of two research departments: The MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL (MRC CTU) and the Comprehensive Clinical Trials Unit at UCL (CCTU). The Institute also has two further units that are virtual members: The Cancer Research UK/UCL Cancer Trials Centre and the PRIMENT CTU.
The MRC Clinical Trials Unit is at the forefront of resolving internationally important questions, primarily in infectious diseases, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. A key goal is to deliver swifter and more effective translation of scientific research into patient and public health benefits. We do this by carrying out challenging and innovative studies and developing and implementing methodological advances in study design, conduct and analysis. The MRC CTU at UCL is a UKCRC registered trials unit.
About the role
The post-holder will provide timely administrative support to our trial activity, specifically one of our major Cancer Clinical Trials – STAMPEDE as well as supporting other Unit Wide activities such as procurement, recruitment, trial archiving, arranging and minuting meetings, organising conference travel, archiving and supporting project planning for specific events and activities. The person appointed must have excellent communication, organisation and time-management skills and demonstrate a strong teamwork ethic. This role offers a strong training platform for those interested in working in a research environment and for those who wish to pursue wider careers.
This role is eligible for hybrid working with a minimum of 40% on site.
This role is an open-ended contract with a funding end date of July 2024 in the first instance.
No two days are ever the same in the role we offer. This is an entry level role for a highly organised, flexible candidates who is prepared to take on a variety of tasks and manage their portfolio of work with limited supervision, after a training period. You should have strong communication skills (written and verbal) and be willing to work with personnel across the Unit including Professorial, Clinical down, Trial Managers and operational staff. In return we offer a supportive Team environment and the opportunity to develop your skills and ambitions.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
In the event we get a high number of applications, we may close the advert early before the published closing date. As a minimum we will keep all adverts open for 2 weeks.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.
These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.
You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/
Customer advert reference: B02-04854
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