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Adaptimmune logo

Adaptimmune is a leader in the research and development of T cell-based therapies for the treatment of cancer. The business is rapidly growing with clinical trials ongoing in oncology centres across both the US and Europe.


Based  near Oxford, UK, Adaptimmune offers the opportunity to be part of pioneering the commercial development of T cell therapy.  As the company expands an opportunity exists for a motivated individual to join the clinical team.

Senior Clinical Research Associate : 

Key Responsibilities:

·         Provide oversight and management of preferred Contract Research Organization for EU monitoring and site-level activities

·         Contribute to site evaluation, start up, initiation, monitoring, and tracking of clinical trial documentation

·         Perform monitoring activities including source document verification, data review

·         Preparation and/or review of monitoring reports

·         Perform co-monitoring visits to assess CRO CRAs competency and assist with training of CRAs and sites

·         Contribute to the selection of potential investigators

Qualifications and Requirements:

·         University degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, RN or equivalent

·         Previous CRA experience (preferred 5+ years) monitoring industry sponsored oncology trials.  Experience with biologics or cell and gene therapy preferred

·         Experience managing CRO monitoring for outsourced studies

·         Able to work independently as well as team oriented with strong communication skills

·         A valid driver’s license and ability to travel 



Salaries are competitive; benefits include a pension scheme, life insurance, private health insurance and dental plan, subsidised gym membership. To be involved in cutting-edge therapeutic research, within a friendly, dynamic environment, please visit our Careers Page for more details and to apply online: www.adaptimmune.com/careers-uk

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Office Based Clinical Research Associate

Medpace is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organisation (CRO), currently seeking a full-time, office/home-based Clinical Research Associate. If you want an exciting career in a friendly team, where you use your previous expertise, develop and grow   further, this is the opportunity for you.

As a CRA, you will work within innovative therapeutic fields and with challenging studies ranging from phase I-IV. We are looking for proactive, positive and self-motivated individuals to join our supportive and dynamic team.



  • Conduct pre-study, initiation, monitoring, and closeout visits for clinical research sites following applicable SOPs and ICH GCP;
  • Oversee and interact with the sites including follow up between the visits


  • University bioscience degree;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an independent on site CRA;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Stable employment history

Travel: up to 80% all over UK

Join Medpace, a mid-size global CRO that is rapidly growing and offers limitless opportunities in career growth and where you will be rewarded for strong performance.  At Medpace, you will find work that is both challenging and rewarding, enthusiastic, friendly team and you will be given the tools and training to succeed.


CRjobs: Newcastle University logo

Senior Trial Manager


Salary £38,896 - £41,255 (with progression to £46,414)


Closing date 19th May 2016


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Trial Manager within our successful and expanding UK CRC registered Clinical Trials Unit. 


The post holder will be part of the leadership team of the Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) within the Faculty of Medical Sciences.  They will lead a team of trial managers to deliver a wide portfolio of early and late phase trials.  The post requires an enthusiastic and motivated individual, with excellent negotiating, communication and interpersonal skills.   


Applicants will have a first degree in a relevant discipline, significant experience in the management of clinical trials and an in-depth knowledge of the provisions of the EU Clinical Trials Directive and the Research Governance Framework for Health & Social Care.


Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Elaine McColl, Director of NCTU via e-mail to lynn.thompson@ncl.ac.uk


Further information about the NCTU can be found on our website.   Applications must be made via the Newcastle University website (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies/jobs/).

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is offering and exciting and challenging position for a Clinical Trial Co-Principal Investigator with knowledge of MDR TB to function as the Clinical Trial Site Lead for the TB PRACTECAL clinical trials to be conducted in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan

MSF is setting up a PRAgmatic Clinical Trial for a more Effective, Concise And Less toxic MDR-TB treatment regimen (TB-PRACTECAL). It is a randomised, controlled, open label phase II-III trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of regimens containing bedaquiline and pretomanid for the treatment of adult patients with pulmonary multidrug resistant tuberculosis.

TB-PRACTECAL is a ground breaking MDR-TB clinical trial implemented in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), WHO Special Programme for Research and training in Tropical Diseases (WHO TDR), University College London (UCL), Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), the Global Alliance for TB drug development and the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan. MSF is the sponsor and also takes investigator responsibilities for this trial.

Clinical Trial Site Lead (Co-PI), Karakalpakstan
The MSF Clinical Trial Site Lead (Co-PI) will take responsibility for the good and timely conduct of the TB-PRACTECAL Clinical Trial in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health Principal Investigator and with MSF and Ministry of Health Project teams on site.

MSF is looking for an individual with a strong motivation to ensure good conduct of a Clinical Trial in a remote and challenging setting; someone who possesses the essential medical and research skills but is also well versed in team building, leadership, project management and negotiation.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Medical Doctor with Clinical Trial / Medical Research and MDR TB treatment experience to be involved in ground-breaking work towards a more Effective, Concise And Less toxic MDR-TB treatment regimen.

For more information and to apply please visit our website: http://www.msf.org.uk/specific-roles

Leeds Uni

Faculty of Medicine and Health

School of Medicine

Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research


Senior Trial Manager

Full time or Part time basis - Open Ended Fixed Funding for 3 years


Want to be part of a leading team that has a national and international reputation for excellence in conducting complex, multi-centre clinical trials?


The Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) at the University of Leeds has a national reputation for excellence and conducts national and international phase II/III, multi-centre trials in the areas of cancer, health sciences and comprehensive health research. 


We require a focused candidate to join our team and take responsibility for coordinating specific clinical trials from set-up and recruitment through to trial closure and analysis.


You will directly co-ordinate large multi-centre trials and/or lead a CTRU portfolio trial management team, ensuring international quality standards in trial management for the projects/portfolio by supervising complex trials and associated trial co-ordination staff across the therapeutic area. An up-to-date knowledge of regulatory frameworks and legislation is essential.


Applicants should have a science degree or equivalent relevant qualification/experience and experience of trial coordination/trial management in multi-centre trials involving medicinal products. Effective communication and organisational skills and knowledge of the regulatory and governance environment relating to clinical trials are essential.


To apply and for further information, please visit http://jobs.leeds.ac.uk and search for MHCTR1038


Closing Date:  17th January 2016

Leeds Uni

Faculty of Medicine and Health

School of Medicine

Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research


Senior Trial Coordinator


Are you a graduate with a degree in a Science, Social Science or a health related subject; or do you have equivalent experience?  Do you have experience of trial coordination or data management in multi-centre trials?


We need focused, hardworking, motivated candidates like you to fill our Senior Trial Coordinator positions in the Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research which is leading clinical trials research and impacting on clinical practice by answering important research questions.


You will join an Institute with an international reputation for conducting multi-centre clinical trials in areas of high importance to the NHS; such as cancer, mental health, stroke, obesity, older people, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disease, oral health and skin. 


You will join an experienced, multi-disciplinary team where you will take responsibility for coordinating specific clinical trials from set-up and recruitment through to trial closure and analysis.


We welcome applications from candidates with a science / social science / health related degree or equivalent relevant qualification/experience; and experience of trial coordination or data management in multi-centre trials or experience of collaborative working across several organisations in a research capacity. Effective communication and organisational skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships are essential; as is an up-to-date working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice standards and the NHS Research Governance Framework.


To apply and for further information, please visit http://jobs.leeds.ac.uk and search for MHCTR1040

Eisai logo

Manager, Clinical Operations, Oncology

Eisai Co. Ltd is a leading global research and development-based pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Japan. At Eisai, our human health care (hhc) mission is to give first thought to patients and their families, and to increasing the benefits that health care provides.


We are recruiting for a highly experienced, organised and motivated Manager, Clinical Operations, Oncology to join our established team at Eisai’s European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield, Herts. The position will report to an Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Oncology.


Job Responsibilities

Manages one or more clinical studies within the Oncology Product Creation Unit to ensure that study milestones and deliverables are achieved according to agreed quality standards, timelines and budget. Ensures that quality of data are acceptable and suitable for regulatory submission. Ensures that studies are executed according to ICH/GCP guidelines, applicable regulatory requirements and Eisai’s standard operating procedures.

Manager may lead the Eisai cross-functional team for designated study(ies) and/or may coordinate designated regional aspects of assigned global study(ies) under supervision of study Global Clinical Operations Lead.


Experience required

Proven track record of coordinating international study teams, leading CRO/vendor management activities and ensuring internal cross-functional collaboration to deliver high quality Oncology studies.

Full understanding of current ICH/GCP guidelines. 

Previous experience of working on studies measuring the anti-tumour efficacy of investigational oncology agents, including awareness of current anti-tumour therapies, and be at ease with tools such as RECIST criteria for tumour assessment, NCI Common Toxicity Criteria.

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be at ease working in virtual teams with internal and external collaborators in multiple global locations.



Educated to degree level in a relevant field

Experience in Clinical Operations methods and processes in an industry setting


Closing Date: 31 January 2016


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PSI logo

Clinical Research Associate II

Office-based in Oxfordshire/Kidlington or home-based UK wide


Following the stable and successful growth in the UK, we are expanding the PSI Clinical Operations department and looking for a Clinical Research Associate II to join our highly professional and vibrant team.

If you are keen to work with full-scale complex trials within multiple therapeutic areas, provide us with your expertise and guidance in the region and be involved in something new, outstanding and challenging, this job opportunity is perfect for you!


PSI is recognized by a unique combination of team collaboration and independent work, global dimensions and individual approach. We provide a stable and secure workplace, while giving opportunities for innovative ways of doing things.


We provide high-quality employment, competitive salary, excellent working conditions and a personable supportive environment. It is a great chance to join the company that really cares for its people, and invests in their professional development and success.


If you value high quality standards, transparent communication lines, excellent opportunities for professional development, well-established infrastructure and energetic environment, join PSI and start your career with us!


If you have a hands-on, go-an-extra-mile approach, enjoy every aspect of clinical projects, from feasibility and project setup to effective day-today site management and monitoring – you may be just the person we are looking for!


The scope of responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation, conduct, and reporting of selection, initiation, routine and closeout monitoring visits.
  •  Site management, general administration of clinical research studies in the UK
  • Contact for clinical investigators, vendors and support services in regard to study progress
  • Monitoring trial progress and ensuring that the project timelines are met
  • Effective and open communication within the project team
  • Delivering onsite training of investigators and staff
  • Preparation and delivering of presentations at Investigator’s Meetings
  • Preparation for and attendance at company’s audits
  • Support to Regulatory Affairs in procurement of site regulatory documents
  • Maintenance of appropriate documentation regarding clinical site management
  • Participation in feasibility research
  • Participation in query resolution. Maintenance of study-specific automated tracking systems


  • University degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, MD or RN or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Significant hands-on industry experience at a similar position, with full scope of monitoring responsibilities
  • Independent monitoring experience in the UK and knowledge of the local clinical research environment
  • Experience in regulatory submissions, contract negotiations, site management and feasibility assessment
  • Experience with oncology indications
  • Team oriented with excellent communication and interpersonal skills including a positive and professional attitude to tasks and projects
  • Attention to detail, organizational and time-management skills
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel 
  • Demonstrated computer skills


Check out our vacancies at www.psi-cro.com, and start your career with a stable, reputable and successful company where individuals do make a difference!

To apply for this position please send your CV to job.oxford@psi-cro.com



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