Project Coordinator (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Applications are invited for a full-time Project Coordinator position. You will join a team led by Professor Roman Hovorka to work on research studies evaluating the artificial pancreas and/or other therapeutic intervention in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated person who wishes to pursue a career in clinical and translational research. You will be based at the Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, where you will join our team of scientists and clinical researchers working to translate findings into benefits for human health.

The ideal candidate would be educated to degree level in Biomedical Science or a closely related discipline and would have previous experience in study coordination. The successful applicant will be responsible for preparing and maintaining documentation related to clinical studies, communicating with ethics and regulatory bodies, communicating with external partners, organising meetings, reporting to funders and other external bodies, managing supplies and being involved in other relevant clinical study activities. Excellent communication, organisational and IT skills are therefore essential. Experience with medical devices, stock inventories and equipment management would be an advantage.

Candidates will be required to complete training in good clinical practice (GCP) at the time of appointment.

Key responsibilities of the post:

  • Coordinate study activities in several multi-centre studies
  • Act as main contact for collaborating sites
  • Organise and maintain stocks of equipment for use in studies
  • Facilitate study meetings and discussions, virtual and in person
  • Produce meeting agenda, minutes and supporting presentation slides
  • Prepare documents for submission to ethical, regulatory and funding organisations
  • Maintain and monitor electronic records of study data

Informal enquiries may be made to Josephine Hayes (email: Tel: 01223 769084).

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

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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.

Please quote reference RG40373 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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