York Trials Unit (YTU) wishes to appoint a Trial Manager to contribute to high quality research. This new post offers the opportunity to be part of a large and successful multi-disciplinary unit, renowned for its methodological expertise and commitment to policy relevant research. York Trials Unit (YTU) is a UKCRC registered trials unit undertaking national and international, scientifically rigorous, trials in a variety of areas whilst having a strong methodological portfolio associated with the conduct and analysis of trials. YTU undertakes trials in a range of subject areas including surgery, mental health, musculoskeletal disorders, education and public health.
We wish to appoint a Trial Manager with vast experience of trial co-ordination and in making grant applications to national peer reviewed funding competitions. You will have extensive knowledge and experience in the design and delivery of randomised controlled trials. You will have a PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline, a successful track record of securing funding, and of leadership and delivery in the field of applied health research. You will be able to demonstrate research management and leadership skills as well as excellent collaboration with NHS and other research partners. You will also be committed to ensuring your research achieves maximum impact and recognise the importance of patient and public involvement in research
This is a new post and the position is available immediately.
It may become a requirement for anyone successfully appointed to this role to undertake an enhanced DBS check, in order to undertake specific project work. Appointees will be asked to declare any spent convictions at the point at which a project requires an enhanced DBS check. The enhanced DBS check will then be carried out before they undertake work relating to that specific project.
Interview date: 24 September 2021
Informal enquiries are welcome please contact Professor David Torgerson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Catherine Hewitt (email@example.com).
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