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Job Opportunity - Trial Manager

Posted on April 10th 2017
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Job Opportunity - Trial Manager

The University of Exeter Medical School is seeking a Trial Manager to take a lead role in implementing the South West hub of an NIHR HTA funded trial.

The trial aims to evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a home-based exercise intervention as extended rehabilitation for frail older people after acute illness or injury (HERO). Building on successful previous work, a multi-site individually randomised controlled trial with internal pilot and embedded process evaluation is planned.

The Trial Manager will oversee the start-up and management of participating centres in the South West, working alongside Dr Vicki Goodwin (South West hub lead), the training team...

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Job Opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Assistant/Fellow

Posted on February 3rd 2017
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Job Opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Assistant/Fellow

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Research Assistant or Research Fellow, to work within the Primary Care group at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. We are looking for someone with expertise in health services research.

The Primary Care research group has a democratic ethos and a high level of success in attracting funding. You will also be a part of the NIHR PenCLAHRC team, and have opportunities to build partnerships with leading health services researchers across the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter.

PenCLAHRC's novel ground-up approach to research, led by patients, clinicians and managers in collaboration with...

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Job Opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Posted on January 13th 2017
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Job Opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

We are looking to recruit a Research Fellow to support the work of PenCLAHRC, based at the University of Exeter Medical School. The successful applicant will work on developing existing and new research ideas into funding proposals, specifically in the area of Older People with Complex Health Needs. The post holder may also be expected to contribute to other PenCLAHRC projects in more generic fields of applied health services research.  

The post offers an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful and enthusiastic team committed to improving public health and patient outcomes through innovative health research and implementation. PenCLAHRC's...

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Job opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted on November 8th 2016
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Job opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Associate

We are looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Psychology Applied to Health group in University of Exeter Medical School.

The successful applicant will support the trial manager in the day-to-day management and administration of a pilot randomised controlled trial of a new group-based singing intervention for people with Aphasia.

The post will include; contribution to the development of the group intervention, preparation of study materials, data collection (including qualitative interviewing), data entry and analysis, and report writing. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information orally, in writing and...

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Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Associate Professor (Reader) in Health Services Research

Posted on October 27th 2016
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Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Associate Professor (Reader) in Health Services Research

Based at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, we are looking to appoint an Associate Professor (Reader). The post holder will develop and support research projects adopted by PenCLAHRC, as well as identify research and implementation ideas in their own field and develop these into funding proposals and a programme of research.

Working as part of the Plymouth based Primary Care Group within Clinical Trials and Populations Studies, the post holder will also work closely with the PenCLAHRC team based at the University of Exeter. There will be opportunities to build partnerships with leading health services researchers across both...

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Job opportunity - Communications Assistant

Posted on October 19th 2016
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Job opportunity - Communications Assistant

We are looking to appoint a Communications Assistant who will make a significant contribution to the delivery of communication activities for PenCLAHRC.

This is an interesting opportunity for a highly organised individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who has the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people in a professional manner. The post holder is required to have excellent IT skills, strong attention to detail, and be able to plan and prioritise a busy and varied workload in the face of conflicting demands. They will have previous experience of working in a communications or marketing role,...

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Job opportunity - PenCTU Trial Manager (TARS)

Posted on September 26th 2016
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Job opportunity - PenCTU Trial Manager (TARS)

The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) have a vacancy for an experienced Trial Manager/Researcher to join their growing trial management team to predominantly support the TARS (a multi-centred Trial of physical Activity assisted Reduction of Smoking) study.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with clinical trials experience to join a CTU which has retained full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) since 2007. PenCTU has a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other major non-commercial research funding bodies and is also seeking to explore opportunities to support commercial trials.

The Trial Manager will primarily focus on...

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Job opportunity - Research Fellow

Posted on September 26th 2016
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Job opportunity - Research Fellow

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry wishes to recruit an experienced qualitative researcher to play a key role in the work of a team of researchers on a cutting edge study. 

This post is key to ensuring the successful delivery of a prestigious NIHR Programme Grant, Engager 2, awarded to develop and evaluate a complex intervention for prison leavers with common mental health problems. The Research Fellow will lead the conducting of the qualitative components of a parallel process evaluation, to explore how the intervention is working and will also contribute to mixed methods analyses and the ongoing development...

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Job opportunity - PenCTU Trial Manager

Posted on September 22nd 2016
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Job opportunity - PenCTU Trial Manager

The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) has a vacancy for a Trial Manager to join their growing trial management team.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone with clinical trials experience to join a CTU which has retained full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) since 2007.  PenCTU has a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other major non-commercial research funding bodies and is also seeking to explore opportunities to support commercial trials.

We are looking for a suitably experienced person, with energy and enthusiasm to grasp new opportunities and help shape the future of...

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Job opportunity - Quality Assurance Manager

Posted on September 22nd 2016
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Job opportunity - Quality Assurance Manager

The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) is seeking to appoint a Quality Assurance Manager to implement, manage and monitor quality assurance systems to ensure that all studies are consistently conducted to the highest standards in accordance with current legislative and regulatory frameworks.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a detailed knowledge of research governance processes and a sound understanding of quality assurance as applied throughout the entire life cycle of clinical trials. The PenCTU has retained full UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registration status since 2007 and has a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other...

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