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Project Manager - QMUL25522

Department: Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Salary: £38,084 - £41,299 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL25522
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 21-Jul-2021
Closing date: 21-Aug-2021

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About the Role

We are seeking a project manager to manage and support multi-centre research studies in cancer prevention and detection. The post-holder will have a particular focus in managing a cervical cancer screening study evaluating the use of novel cervical self-sampling methods compared to the current standard of samples taken by clinical staff. The project manager will be responsible for writing study protocols, ensuring regulatory standards are met, and overseeing data collection and management.

About You

Applicants must have prior experience of setting up and managing multi-centre clinical studies, and have knowledge of confidentiality issues relating to data collection.  You will be a graduate, with excellent communication and organizational skills. You will need to be proactive, and able to find innovative solutions to problems as they arrive. You will be working closely with a wide variety of internal staff and external stakeholders, so good team-working skills are essential.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Centre for cancer Prevention is at the forefront of research internationally into the prevention and control of cancer.  We have particularly active programmes of research studying breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer prevention, cancer screening and statistical methods for clinical trials and epidemiology.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not simply because it’s ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for three years, with an immediate start. Starting salary will be in the range of grade 5 £38,084 - £41,299 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and staff pension scheme.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Applications are particularly welcomed and encouraged from the BAME community. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Naomi Karen Turnbull at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 21 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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