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Assistant Trials Manager

Department of Population Health

Salary:  £28,751 to £32,705 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 29 July 2018
Reference:  EPH-DPH-2018-10

The LSHTM Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is within the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, a leading postgraduate institution in global health. We are a WHO Collaborating Centre in Violence and Injury Prevention, and the Cochrane Injuries Group is based within our Faculty. We are a centre of excellence supporting the development and evaluation of public health and health care interventions worldwide. The CTU has an international reputation for its clinical trials, especially in the area of emergency care and our collaborative network extends to over 50 countries worldwide.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Trials Manager, with a broad range of skills, to play a key role in our current program of work. In this role you will be contributing to the coordination of a number of clinical research projects. You will be involved in all aspects of the conduct of clinical trials including coordinating and completing projects and will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills that will enable you to effectively manage clinical trials.

The CTU trials team consists of a group of enthusiastic and committed people with responsibilities for trial development, management and administration, data management and medical statistics. You will make a significant contribution to the success of the conduct of clinical trials. You should have a basic understanding of the organisation and management of clinical trials.

You will need excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to organise both yourself and others. You will need to demonstrate flair and innovation when faced with challenges. You will contribute to the day-to-day management of the trials and will work closely with the CTU Directors and Trial Managers to ensure successful completion. 

The post is initially for 12 months with potential for extension. The appointment is available immediately and the salary will be on the Professional Support scale, Grade 4, in the range of £28,751 to £32,705 per annum inclusive. 

The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include a cover letter and the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10 pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

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