The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £32,699- £39,523 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
The Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre (CTC) is part of the Cancer Institute at University College London and is based on Tottenham Court Road. The CTC is responsible for the development and conduct of clinical trials to evaluate new approaches to the treatment of cancer and is a National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) accredited cancer trials unit. The CTC's portfolio which includes multicentre phase III trials and phase I and II trials and the Director is Jonathan Ledermann, Professor of Medical Oncology at UCL. We currently have eight main areas of specialisation; Lung, Haematology, Gynaecology, Gastrointestinal (GI) tract, Bone Metastases, Head & Neck, Sarcoma and Brain cancers.
TRACERx is a major translational research study funded by Cancer Research UK, and is a key component of their strategy to focus on lung cancer and treatments for this disorder. The main purpose of the role is to assist the local research teams and the UCLH Research Coordinator in the day-to-day co-ordination of the TRACERx study in conjunction with the Chief Investigator and Study Coordinator and undertake biological specimen and data collection at the various hospitals.
The post is funded for one year in the first instance.
The post holder will be responsible for liaison with local research teams and the UCLH Research Coordinator and internal liaison with all parties involved in the study including pathology. The post holder will arrange the collection, processing and shipping/storage of relevant biological specimens as specified in the study protocol and study specific procedures and undertake tracking and data collection of these biological specimens. The post holder will also deliver/organise relevant training for the local research teams as necessary, provide advice, support and care to participating patients, record and trial specimens, manage the collection, processing and shipping/storage of biological samples and accurately record and store study data ensuring patient confidentiality.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please click on the Apply Now button and search on Reference Number 1423675
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Professor Allan Hackshaw, or Dr Mariam Jamal-Hanjani, tel: 020 7679 9893.
If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Louise Rusha, tel: 020 7679 9898.
Closing Date: 22nd July 2014
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.