Opening For Project Manager – Queen Mary, University of London

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Opening For Project Manager – Queen Mary, University of London

 Job Ref: QMUL3523
Under the new leadership of Professor Peter Schmid, the Barts Cancer Institute is recruiting to its Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre at the Charterhouse Square campus. This Centre is:
Generously funded by a joint initiative between the Department of Health & Cancer Research UK
Part of a nationwide network of 19 centres of scientific and clinical excellence
Aims to drive new anti cancer treatments to patients
Affiliated with the National Cancer Research Network and thus incorporate Phase I through to Phase IV clinical trials.
In bringing together laboratory and clinical patient-based research, the Centre promotes the translational work needed to develop new anti-cancer drugs and diagnostics from the laboratory into clinics and then to test them in early clinical trials.
The post holder will supervise and be responsible for a range of activities including setting up study procedures, managing study sites, overseeing the running of trials, training other study staff. The post holder will also provide specialist advice to CECM on standards for the conduct of clinical research and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) compliance; and to coordinate pharmacovigilance and monitoring within clinical trials projects. Key management role in the delivery of the operational aspects of CECM coordinated trials, requiring understanding and expertise is clinical trials, research management, provision of infrastructure support and governance.
Candidates must have a degree in biological sciences, significant experience of clinical trials research, and a thorough understanding of Good Clinical Practice guidelines.
More information on these posts is available on our website at
This is a grade 5, full time position, fixed term for 1 year in the first instance. Starting salary will be in the range £35,319- £41,553 per annum inclusive of London Allowance and depending on experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, plus 4 College closure days, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).
Informal enquiries about these positions may be made to the Centre Lead, Professor Peter Schmid (
Details about the Institute can be found at
Applications must be made through  by searching for reference number QMUL3523. Completed applications must not be sent directly to the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine or to Professor Peter Schmid.
The deadline for return of completed applications is 1 October 2014.