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Clinical Trials Practitioner - QMUL18436

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £33,615 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL18436
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 11-Apr-2019
Closing date: 30-Apr-2019

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William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI)

William Harvey Clinical Research Centre


British Heart Foundation-funded Clinical Trials Practitioner

2.5 year full-time fixed-term contract


Applications are sought for the post of Clinical Trials Practitioner within the William Harvey Research Institute, Barts & the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. This post is primarily to assist with recruitment, clinical care, management and day-to-day sample collection and analysis for a British Heart Foundation clinical study assessing the impact of dietary inorganic nitrate upon inflammatory responses in humans within the WHRI.

This post supports the Vascular Pharmacology research team led by Professor Amrita Ahluwalia, running our investigator initiated clinical trials of dietary nitrate. Responsibilities include clinical trial administration. The post holder will support the activities of Professor Ahluwalia and her Clinical research team, composed of 1 Clinical Pharmacologist and 5 cardiologists to assist with the conduct of the trials and maintenance of high quality work and training. Candidates should be highly enthusiastic individuals holding a relevant first degree with an interest in clinical research capable of making a significant contribution to the portfolio of clinical trials. 

The posts is a full-time fixed-term contract for 2.5 years in the first instance. Starting salary will be based on previous experience up to level of £34,523 (QMUL Grade 4) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits package includes 30 days annual leave; final salary pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The post-holders will report to the Professor Ahluwalia.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Informal enquiries about the post are welcome and can be made to Amrita Ahluwalia (; 020 7882 8377.

Further details and an application form can be found at

The closing date for the applications is 30th April 2019.


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women¹s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School¹s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.


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