Job Ref: 1437636
Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, we lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is ranked as the UK’s top academic research centre. We are also one of the most successful institutions in the UK at commercially developing our research findings. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
The Institute of Cancer Research is looking for an experienced trial manager with clinical trial monitoring expertise to join the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) at its Sutton site in Surrey. ICR-CTSU runs a portfolio of national and international phase III multicentre randomised controlled trials, and phase II targeted treatment trials, with a special emphasis in breast, urological and head and neck cancer treatments.
This new post offers an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and well-motivated trialist to work in a dynamic and supportive academic environment at one of the leading National Cancer Research Institute cancer trials units. The successful applicant will be responsible for the central coordination and monitoring of one or more international multicentre cancer clinical trials.
Duties will include:
managing the day to day running of the trial(s)
co-ordinating and managing data from participating centres
preparing trial monitoring plans
conducting regular on-site monitoring visits at participating sites within the UK.
Applicants should hold a first degree and have a good understanding of the principles of GCP, Data Protection and Research Governance. Experience of managing multi-centre randomised clinical trials with at least one year’s experience of performing on-site clinical trial monitoring is essential. Experience of working on international clinical trials is desirable. It is essential that the post holder is prepared to travel to destinations within the UK and potentially Europe.
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Appointment will be on a fixed term contract for 2 years in the first instance.
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Interviews to be held during the period 22-28-October 2014
Opening For Clinical Trial Manager - Institute of Cancer Research
Job Ref: 1437636