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Clinical Trials Coordinator

Grade 6: £30,502 - £36,386 p.a.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd February, 12 noon

The purpose of this role is to contribute to the work of the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) which is based at the Botnar Research Centre (Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre). The Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) develops and manages surgical research projects to the highest standards and is proactive in engaging researchers and running surgical trials and delivering high quality data

Under the guidance of senior staff, you will take overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of a cohort study, setting up and supporting the participating sites and arranging their ethical/R&D approvals and Trial Agreements. You will assist in the writing of study protocols, materials, training packages, and instructions, and in the design of case report forms and trial database systems. You will also provide support by preparing for and organising Management Group and Steering committee meetings, and preparing progress reports for funders, oversight and ethics committees, and other stakeholders. You will track expenditure against the project budget and (assisted by a Data Entry Clerk) oversee data entry and quality in the trial database.


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OCTRU Senior Medical Statistician

Grade 8: £43,414 – £51,805 p.a.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd February, 12 noon

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Medical Statistician based at the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU), co-located within the Centre for Statistics in Medicine in its host department of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) based at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford.

As a Senior Medical Statistician, you will take a lead role in the analysis of large complex data sets that have been generated as a result of funded non-commercial clinical trials. Also to support the statistical aspects of systematic reviews to underpin grant applications and other activities. Within the role, post holders can expect to participate in strategic planning with the Statistics Group within OCTRU, develop methodology, to supervise junior staff and to be involved in grant writing.

Additionally, the post holder will lead, or oversee as the senior statistician in the analysis of large and complex data sets that have been collected or are currently being collected by trials on the OCTRU portfolio ; input into a range of clinical research on the statistical aspects of the work; and provide written statistical input into protocols and ethics committee submissions. You will also approve and/or prepare statistical documents such as statistical analysis plans (SAPs), the analysis and reports to oversight committee meetings, the final analysis and related statistical reports, final study reports and study publications, and contribute to the dissemination of research findings via peer reviewed publications and presentations at investigator meetings and national/international meetings.


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Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) – cancer clinical trials

Grade 8: £43,414 - £51,805 p.a

Closing Date: Friday 17th February, 12 noon

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) to join the Oncology Clinical Trials Office (OCTO), working in a team of clinical trial management professionals running a varied portfolio of early cancer detection, precision prevention, early phase drug trials and related sub-studies. 

As part of the OCTO Senior Operational Group, the QAM will be involved in the full lifecycle of trials from concept and trial adoption through to reporting and archive.  

Biological sample collection and analysis are key features of OCTO trials. The QAM will provide QA oversight to other teams and laboratories within the Department of Oncology that contribute to OCTO’s portfolio.  The post holder will be expected to contribute to relevant local and national working groups.

The role is considered to be office-based though some home working is possible subject to agreement with the line manager. On occasion the post holder will be required to visit participating hospitals, collaborating companies, and other providers to conduct audit or monitoring visits, or to resolve other issues as directed by the Trial Management Director.  Visits may include overnight stays and up to a week away for international visits. 


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