PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is now CLOSED
Clinical Trials Assistant
Closing Date: 24 December 2021
Location: Division of Medicine, UCL, London
Specific unit / Sub department: Department of Imaging
Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £25,715 – £29,088 per annum
Fixed term: This post is funded until 31 December 2023 in the first instance
Duties and Responsibilities
The National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA) is a multi-institutional (UCL, KCL, Imperial, Oxford, Cambridge, ICR and Manchester) programme, funded by a £10M Cancer Research UK (CRUK) grant that addresses the gaps in translation of imaging biomarkers either as tools for clinical studies or to aid clinical decision making. The successful applicant will work within the Imaging Clinical Trials Unit which is a cross-institutional unit of the NCITA project, based at UCL.
The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting clinical studies where the research question focuses on imaging, or imaging is required to determine the primary end point, working closely with the Trial Managers and CTU Manager to ensure efficient study set up and delivery. They will actively participate in the management of studies, resolving issues as they arise, ensuring prompt and efficient response to queries (daily trouble shooting), acknowledging all communication and ensuring efficient flow of information. They will assist with the efficient collection, processing, validation and quality assurance of data in various study databases, including MACRO.
The key requirements for this post include: a good general education to GCSE/A levels, NVQ Level I/II Administration, or equivalent or having acquired substantial relevant experience; experience working with databases including MACRO; experience of data entry and data management in a clinical study or in a medical research environment; experience working with large datasets; handling confidential information and communications in a sensitive and effective manner; working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice; ability to problem solve and plan ahead; delivering work to agreed standards; innovating and sharing with new ways to work efficiently; planning effectively, recognising and flagging problems.
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