Research and Human Tissue Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
£43,267 - £48,677 per annum
Friday, 14 December 2018
End of advertisement period
Monday, 7 January 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Division/School Research and Enterprise Development
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £43,267 - £48,677 per annum
Closing date for applications 07-Jan-2019

The University of Bristol is seeking a Research and Human Tissue Manager.

You will have gained administrative experience from roles in a research and/or academic environment and you must demonstrate commitment to drive the research ethics and integrity agenda with enthusiasm. You should have experience of managing clinical trials and be familiar with the requirements of the Human Tissue Act. An awareness of related quality control procedures and a good knowledge of the Human Tissue Act 2004 and relevant codes of practice is as essential as excellent organisational and communication skills. We expect you to be capable of independently managing your own workload whilst working as a member of the team, reporting to the Head of Research Governance.

The post holder will take the lead for the high risk research work stream within the Research Governance Team. This involves supporting researchers at all levels of seniority in the setup and conduct of high risk research projects that involve the use of human tissue and/or clinical trials of investigational medicinal products or devices.

In addition the role holder will lead on the University’s compliance with the Human Tissue Act e.g. liaising with senior staff to comply with HTA licence conditions, overseeing audits and inspections, providing professional advice and support for research and teaching activities that involve the use of human tissue.

In this role you will be the contact / communication link between the University and collaborative organisations relevant to research involving human tissue and clinical trials of investigational medicinal products.

The post is advertised for 12 months in the first instance or the earlier return of the postholder.

For further information please contact:

Dr Rachel Davies - or Tel: 0117 42 84021

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Monday 7th January 2019.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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