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Clinical Trials Practitioner - QMUL22088

Department: Centre for Clinical Pharmacolgy, William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £34,220- £35,144 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL22088
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 18-May-2020
Closing date: 14-Jun-2020

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William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI)
William Harvey Clinical Research Centre

Clinical Trials Practitioner
One 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 appointees will have a science-related degree or equivalent and will be competent in the use of electronic patient systems and software. Prior experience of working in clinical trials or health related research is desirable.

The post is a full-time fixed-term contract for one year in the first instance. Starting salary will be based on previous experience up to £35,144 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits package includes 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan. 

The post-holder will report to 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 14 June 2020.

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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