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Trial Manager - QMUL22925

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £34,220- £40,193 per annum (pro-rata) (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL22925
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 18-Sep-2020
Closing date: 18-Oct-2020

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About the Role

The PCTU is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly organised Trial Manager to lead in the coordination and management of the Fresh Street study.

The Fresh Street scheme provides households with weekly vouchers for fresh fruit and vegetables together with nutritional and healthy eating advice. The study aims to explore how this scheme impacts the diets and health of communities where access to food which makes up a healthy diet may be limited.

Working closely with the Chief Investigator, the post-holder will be responsible for the effective day-to-day management of the Fresh Street study, ensuring that it is conducted to the highest scientific and regulatory standards, to time and within budget.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to develop their trial management skills across a multi-site study and to play a crucial role in the success of this exciting project from start to finish.

About you

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and will have proven experience in clinical research.

Previous experience of coordinating multi-centre trials and working within an NHS or higher education environment are essential. Experience working on Public Health trials would be beneficial.

The post-holder will possess an excellent working knowledge of the research process including trial setup, ethics approval and the regulatory framework surrounding clinical trials.

You must be an excellent communicator; self-motivated and highly organised with the ability to work effectively to deadlines both independently and as part of a team. Willingness to travel and a flexible and co-operative approach to work are both essential.

About the PCTU

The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit (PCTU) is a fully registered UKCRC trials unit based within the newly-established Institute of Population Health Science.

The PCTU is at the forefront of the science and execution of pragmatic clinical trials.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is a part time (26.5 hours a week) fixed term appointment for 36 months with an expected start date of November 2020.

The starting salary will Grade 4, in the range of £34,220- £40,194 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ann Thomson or on +44 (0) 020 7882 2556.

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The closing date for applications is 18th October 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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 women’s 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 School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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