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Research Co-ordinator

Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Dec 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1881374
  • Closes: 23rd January 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Research Co-ordinator to work within the PROgressive Supranuclear Palsy CorTico-Basal Syndrome Longitudinal Study UK (PROSPECT-UK) in the Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. The project involves recruiting subjects across seven study sites in the UK and will be overseen by a management committee and data/biosamples access committee. The research program is led by Professor Huw Morris.

This position will suit someone who seeks an opportunity to co-ordinate an exciting large multicentre clinical research project, as well as an opportunity to make his or her own contribution to clinical research. The post would therefore be ideal for a candidate with a background in clinical research, particularly of running clinical trials, managing multicentre datasets, and analysing clinical and /or genetic data. The role holder will need to liaise with clinicians, statisticians, database providers and clinical research nurses to ensure the smooth progress of the project. In addition, they will also have a crucial role in liaising with the funding agency and ensuring the progress of ethical and research governance approval.

The post is available immediately and is funded by a grant from the PSP Association awarded to Professor Morris to 31st July 2023 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate should have a degree in a related field with a background in clinical research, particularly of running clinical trials. Proven project management experience and skills in a Health Setting are essential as is experience in bioinformatics/statistics analysis. Experience of budget preparation / finance management, previous experience of co-ordinating multi-centre studies and experience of writing and maintaining SOPs are also a requirement. Knowledge of biomarkers data is desirable.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

For further information please contact Samantha Robinson, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk).

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

23 Jan 2022

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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