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Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

Department
Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Fixed term
Salary
32,236 - 39,609
Posted Date
26/03/2019
Apply by
28/04/2019
Job Reference
7502
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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 (david.torgerson@york.ac.uk) or Professor Catherine Hewitt (catherine.hewitt@york.ac.uk)

 

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