Senior Clinical Research Associate (Tuberculosis Programme)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£43,522 - £49,246 inclusive of London Allowance
15 Aug 2018
17 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UCL Department / Division: MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

Grade: CL8

Closing date: 17 September

Main purpose of the job

This is an exciting opportunity to oversee and coordinate the clinical aspects of the STREAM trial, a global Phase 3 clinical trial in multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB.  The post-holder will work closely with other members of the international multi-disciplinary collaboration to support the delivery of the trial to standards of Good Clinical Practice

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical advice to the trial team and co-ordinate the response to clinical queries from site investigator sunder the supervision of the study clinical lead.
  • Monitor participant safety – review of adverse events, undertake the sponsor’s assessment of relatedness and expectedness of Serious Adverse Events, ensure completeness of clinical narratives, oversee the coding of events and help to identify trends that may indicate safety concerns.
  • Training of staff - Develop and maintain up-to-date training materials and guidance documents on safety assessment and trial-related clinical management for members of the collaboration. Delivery of training as required at site initiation and investigator meetings.
  • Operate as a proactive member of the MRC at CTU and collaborate in other TB research work.
  • The role will entail travel abroad and the role holder will be expected to visit overseas sites.
  • In carrying out the above duties, the appointee is expected to adhere to UCL policies including Financial Regulations.
  • Any new appointee would also have the responsibility to carry out their duties in a resource efficient way and actively support UCL’s Sustainability Strategy, policies and objectives within the remit of their role.

Key Requirements

As an applicant you will have:-

  • demonstrated knowledge of clinical management of tuberculosis
  • experience of working as a specialist registrar, or equivalent, in a relevant medical speciality
  • ability to develop training materials and deliver training to difference audiences.
  • excellent communication skills
  • effective management skills 

The role will entail travel abroad and you will be expected to visit overseas sites on behalf of the Unit.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Further information about the Institute is available via the ICTM website

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Carole Booth 0207 670 4603.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research & Support staff.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

Job description and Person Specification

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