Study Coordinator

THIS Institute is building a large portfolio of studies, funded by a number of bodies, including small-scale qualitative work, public engagement projects, and large-scale national studies, examining a wide range of innovative approaches to healthcare improvement, quality and safety. We are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible Study Coordinator to provide oversight for our studies.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing operational procedures to effectively manage the institute’s portfolio of studies, and ensuring that our research is conducted to the highest ethical standards. You will also be responsible for providing line management of the Study Coordination Assistant, and work closely with internal and external teams to ensure timely set-up and delivery of projects in compliance with research governance, ethics and data protection requirements.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of running research studies in a healthcare environment; have an excellent understanding of good clinical practice and research governance; possess strong organisation and project management skills; and have experience of line managing or supervising staff. You will have significant experience of working in an NHS/academic research environment as a study coordinator/trial manager.

You will be based at Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts’ Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre).

This post is full time and part-time applications are welcome at a minimum of 80% FTE.

Funding for this post is available until 31 July 2023 in the first instance (with renewal possible depending on funding decisions)

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At THIS Institute we aim to create a world-leading scientific asset for the NHS by strengthening the evidence-base for improving the quality and safety of healthcare.

Co-created by two exceptional organisations – the University of Cambridge and the Health Foundation – THIS Institute is founded on the guiding principle that efforts to improve care should be based on the highest quality evidence.

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