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SITU Clinical Trials Assistant

Grade 3: £19,612 - £22,417 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Friday 25th October 2019

We are seeking a reliable and enthusiastic Clinical Trials Assistant to provide administrative and day- to-day support to the surgical intervention trials unit (SITU) research group within the Botnar Research Centre. SITU is part of the larger Clinical Trials Unit under the existing NIHR BRC (Biomedical Research Centre).

As a SITU Clinical Trials Assistant you will support the activities of the trial working groups by assisting the trial management team to file trial documentation and create study-specific investigator and pharmacy files. You will also assist the trial management team to arrange meetings, collaborators’ meetings and telephone conference calls under the guidance of senior staff. Other activities will include dealing with routine trial queries, placing orders via the University purchase system and processing expense claim forms.

This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 2 years in the first instance.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit this link and select 'Apply Now'. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

 

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Senior Clinical Trial Manager

Grade 8: £41,526 - £48,114 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Wednesday 30th October 2019

We have an opportunity for a Senior Clinical Trial Manager to join the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) in the Botnar Research Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, OX3 7LD.

As Senior Clinical Trial Manager, you will manage a large multicentre trial, and will have operational oversight of a number of orthopaedic shoulder surgical trials within the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) portfolio whilst working in teams including Chief Investigators (CIs), the SITU Trial Development and Operational Lead, Trial Managers, and data and admin support teams. Duties will also include line management responsibilities for the trial managers running new shoulder trials and you will also be involved in development of new trial protocols. Other responsibilities will include preparation of ethical applications, contribution to and review of manuscripts, abstracts and posters for conference presentation or publication, as well as working with the SITU Trial Development and Operational Lead to represent SITU at research groups and external meetings or conferences.

This is a full-time position, fixed-term for 3 years.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit this link and select 'Apply Now'. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

 

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Server Administrator/Systems Manager

Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Tuesday 5th November 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Server Administrator/Systems Manager to join Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences based at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford.

As a Server Administrator/Systems Manager you will support OCTRU’s varied research projects through the creation and on-going support of highly scalable data centric applications. You will be responsible for the oversight, management, maintenance and security of the OCTRU servers, which hold all trial data. You will undertake the database administration including the backing up of the databases and application source control. You will ensure appropriate archiving of programming documentation, datasets and documented syntax programs for the trial as well as manage the installation and validation of the COTS used by OCTRU.

This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 3 years.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit this link and select 'Apply Now'. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. 

 

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Trial Manager

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Wednesday 6th November 2019

We are looking for a Trial Manager to join the Oncology Clinical Trials Office (OCTO), as part of a team running a portfolio of early phase clinical trials and studies, in different tumour types and therapeutic areas. The role will be based in either the Churchill Hospital or the Old Road Campus Research Building, both in Headington, Oxford.

Each Trial Manager is usually responsible for 1 - 3 trials or studies, coordinating activities to ensure on-time, on-target delivery of each in compliance with applicable policies and legislation. The role includes activities such as protocol writing, regulatory/ethics submissions, managing study sites, clinical data management, preparing progress reports, assisting with analysis, maintenance of trial master files.

Whilst the role is a Grade 7 position, we are willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience seeking a development opportunity, for which an initial appointment would be at Grade 6 (£29,176 - £34,804 p.a.) with responsibilities adjusted accordingly. Development from Grade 6 to 7 would be supported with suitable training and clear objectives; it would be expected that progression to Grade 7 would be within 12 months. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment, where appropriate.

This position is offered for 4 years in the first instance. It is a full-time post; part-time hours (minimum 0.7 FTE worked over no fewer than 4 days) would be considered. Any preference to work less than full-time should be indicated in your application.

Informal enquiries may be made to: sarah.pearson@oncology.ox.ac.uk

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit this link and select 'Apply Now'. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. 

 

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Medical Statistician

Grade 7: £32,817 - £39,152 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Monday 11th November 2019

We are seeking to recruit a Medical Statistician to join the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit and the Centre for Statistics in Medicine within the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences based at The Botnar Research Centre, Oxford.

As a Medical Statistician you will contribute to the design, conduct, analysis and presentation of results of collaborative clinical trials across the many medical disciplines and phases of trials within a UKCRC registered Clinical Trials Unit.

You will provide expert input on the statistical aspects of the design and set-up of clinical trials and produce statistical programs for analysis of trial data including generating, validating and monitoring randomisation schedules and performing interim and final analyses. You will lead on preparing and presenting closed reports and taking closed minutes at the regular independent DSMC meetings, contribute to and produce project reports, such as for independent Data and Safety Monitoring Committees and Trial Steering Committees. You would also be expected to participate in statistical methodology research conducted within the unit.

This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 2 years initially.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit this link and select 'Apply Now'. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. 

 

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Trial Manager (MACRO Trial)

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Wednesday 20th November 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinical trials manager to contribute to growing surgical research within the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU). We are seeking to appoint a Trial Manager to work on the MACRO Trial as part of the MACRO Programme (“Defining best Management in Adult Chronic RhinOsinusitis”) based at the Botnar Research Centre and the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

The MACRO trial is a large randomised controlled trial (RCT) to produce evidence about the effectiveness and role of medical treatment (long-term antibiotics) and sinus surgery in adults with Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS) both with and without polyps. The trial aims to recruit 600 patients from 17 sites in the UK and began recruiting patients in December 2018.

As the MACRO Trial Manager you will work closely with the SITU Operational Lead, the MACRO Programme team based at the evidENT in UCL, and other members of SITU and OCTRU. Your primary objective will be to ensure the smooth running of the MACRO trial. You will be responsible for the overall management of the trial ensuring the procedures are followed to the relevant regulations and guidelines (i.e. Good Clinical Practice, GCP) and where applicable ensuring the study complies with OCTRU Standard Operating Procedures. The postholder will co-ordinate the design, implementation and running of the clinical trial across participating hospital sites in the UK, ensuring timely data collection. The postholder will also be the main point of contact for the Data Support post that will be working on the trial.

This full-time post is available immediately and is fixed-term until 30 November 2022. We would be willing to consider applications for part-time hours initially with the view going to full-time at a later stage, please ensure that you specify this in your application.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit this link and select 'Apply Now'. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.