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Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

Health Sciences
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Fixed term
32,236 - 39,609
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Role Description

York Trials Unit (YTU) is one of the UK’s leading centres for the design and analysis of randomised controlled trials.  Due to the continued success of the Unit, we are now seeking to appoint three new Trial Coordinators.  These posts offer the opportunity to be part of a large and successful multi-disciplinary Department, renowned for its methodological expertise and commitment to policy relevant research.

The role

To setup and coordinate trials working across several funded projects, prepare and submit documentation to obtain ethical approval and to coordinate final report and writing trial publications.

To conduct research under the supervision of senior colleagues and to contribute to the production of research. 

To undertake dissemination of your research through publications, seminars and conference presentations and contribute to the identification of possible new areas of research.

Key requirements:  (see candidate brief for more details):

  • MSc in a relevant area (PhD is desirable)
  • Knowledge of randomised controlled trial methodologies
  • Ability to contribute to the management of randomised controlled trials
  • Experience of writing up research work for publication

Informal enquiries welcome to Professor David Torgerson ( or Professor Catherine Hewitt (


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