Clinical Research Administrator (BEST4Trial)

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We are recruiting a Clinical Research Administrator to join the BEST4 Clinical Research Team on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and committed research team focused on early diagnosis of oesophageal cancer.

The overall aim of the definitive BEST4 trial is to determine whether the capsule sponge developed by our team in Cambridge can be used to diagnose cancer of the oesophagus at an earlier stage and reduce the number of deaths from this condition.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and pro-active Clinical Research Administrator to provide administrative support and work along-side the Cambridge clinical team in collaboration with the Cancer Prevention Trials Unit at Kings College University in London. You will need to work autonomously at times, be highly motivated and organised with an acute attention to detail. Good written and oral communication skills are essential to help meet the objectives of this Project.

This role would be suitable for someone with a strong administration background.

Informal enquiries may be made to Irene Debiram-Beecham Tel: 01223 761085, Email:

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment, a security check and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

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Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online Application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is: 4th December 2023

The interview date for the role is: 14th or 18th December 2023

Please quote reference RD39370 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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