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PCTU Senior Trials Manager - QMUL25540

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL25540
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 29-Sep-2021
Closing date: 02-Nov-2021

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About the Role

This exciting new post represents an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to further develop their trial management skills in multi-centre Clinical Trials of an Investigational Medicinal Product (CTIMPs) working with a multidisciplinary team.

The role will take on lead responsibilities across CTIMPs supported by the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit (PCTU), with an emphasis on managing ChariotMS, in collaboration with the lead research team based at The Blizard Institute (Centre for Neuroscience, Surgery and Trauma) and the Trial Management Group at the PCTU. Other CTIMPs the post holder may be involved in are the AttackMS and any future CTIMPS.

About You

Previous research experience in multi-site CTIMPs involving NHS patients or research participants is essential. Previous experience with MS trials would be beneficial.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit is a fully registered UKCRC trials unit based within a large and vibrant Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, where staff engage in a wide range of applied health research, providing a stimulating work environment.

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. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘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.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 36 months with the possibility of extension, with an expected start date of as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 per annum, 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 Dr Tahera Hussain at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6916. Informal enquiries about ChariotMS should be addressed to Professor Klaus Schmierer (

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

The closing date for applications is 02 November 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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