Clinical Trial Manager

Job summary

Would you like to work on cutting edge research that is making a real difference in the early diagnosis and prevention of cancer? An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Trial Manager to support the research activities of Dr Amanda Cross in the Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group (CSPRG) based at the St Mary’s Campus of Imperial College London, located in Paddington. You will work within an internationally-renowned...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01388
  • Date posted 5 August 2019
  • Closing date 19 September 2019

Job description

Job summary

Would you like to work on cutting edge research that is making a real difference in the early diagnosis and prevention of cancer? An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Trial Manager to support the research activities of Dr Amanda Cross in the Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group (CSPRG) based at the St Mary’s Campus of Imperial College London, located in Paddington.

You will work within an internationally-renowned multidisciplinary group undertaking research into the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer, the second biggest cancer killer in the developed world. Joining a friendly, highly motivated team, you will be an experienced Clinical Trial Manager with a passion for cancer research for this exciting position funded by Cancer Research UK.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of Dr Cross, you will be expected to become familiar with all research currently being undertaken by the CSPRG. Specifically, you will be responsible for assisting with the design and implementation of two new initiatives within the CSPRG; one examining the role of the faecal immunochemical test (FIT) in colorectal cancer screening and another with a focus on individuals at high-risk of developing colorectal cancer.

Essential requirements

You will have a degree or equivalent in a biomedical, scientific, statistical or allied field, and previous experience of clinical trial and data management in a multi-centre setting is essential. Experience of working in a cancer screening field, public health trials, and/or managing trials in a University or NHS Trust setting are desirable. Experience of Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPI/E) work and the use of social media would also be desirable. Knowledge of current EU and UK Clinical Trials regulations; the principles of Good Clinical Practice and research governance is essential.

Further information

This post is fixed-term until 31st December 2020 in the first instance. Although this is advertised as a full-time position, we would also consider applications for 80% FTE (28 hours per week).

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Interviews to be held 2nd - 4th October 2019.

Should you have any queries please contact: Dr Paula Kirby on p.kirby@imperial.ac.uk  or Elizabeth Coles on e.coles@imperial.ac.uk.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.