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Trials Assistant

Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 10th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £25,025 - £28,428 per annum
  • REF: 1874588
  • Closes: 24th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre (CTC) is part of the Cancer Institute at University College London. 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 centre. The CTC undertakes phase I, II & III trials, some with biological endpoints. CTC staff collaborate with clinicians and research staff in the UK and abroad. We have a number of areas of specialisation; Lung, Haematology, Gynaecology, Gastrointestinal (GI) tract, Bone metastases, Head & neck, Sarcoma and Brain cancers.

The post holder will be part of a team working on phase I, II and III trials. He/she will have general data and administrative duties across all groups.

The main purpose of the post is to support the trial team in all administrative tasks and be a key point of contact for hospitals participating in our trials. The post holder will also assist in developing standard practices within the CTC and in problem-solving.

Duration of this post is funded for one year in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The postholder will have experience of clerical/administrative work in a hospital/ medical/ academic environment, as well as data entry and/or using databases.

Knowledge of oncology, including cancer biology and cancer treatments, and medical terminology would be 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 any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Laura White (laura.white@ucl.ac.uk).

For any queries regarding the application process, please contact ctc.hr@ucl.ac.uk.

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

Closing Date

24 Feb 2021

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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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