Cardiovascular Epidemiology Group Project Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Nov 07, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 28, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you ambitious and looking for your next challenge? Do you have experience in trial coordination or clinical research administration? Do you want to be part of a leading team that has a national and international reputation for excellence in conducting clinical research? 

The Cardiovascular Epidemiology Group within the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM) and physically located in the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA), University of Leeds, is led by Professor Chris P Gale, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, and Co-Director of LIDA. The group has a portfolio of research extending from large scale observational studies, linked patient records cohorts, randomised controlled trials and data driven discovery, and is replete with or has received major research grants from the British Heart Foundation, National Institute for Health Research, Horizon 2020, Wellcome Trust, and industry partners. 

You will provide a wide range of support to Professor Gale’s research portfolio, predominantly relating to a €20M Horizon 2020 programme, and a European Society of Cardiology programmes of work. You will also provide support for Professor Gale’s other research grants as well as clinical research activities. 

Duties will include responsibility for set-up and coordination of Professor Gale’s research studies, writing IRAS applications, participating in grant applications, overseeing research funds, organising, managing and recording research meetings, ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements relating to research activities, and undertaking the reporting of research studies to funders, 

You should have a degree in a basic science or other related subject or equivalent relevant qualification/experience. Effective communication, organisational and prioritising skills with an ability to meet tight deadlines, along with well-developed computer skills and excellent attention to detail are essential. You will have experience of clinical research, spanning observational studies and randomised clinical trials, as well as NHS research. 

This post is based in LICAMM, University of Leeds and will include a physical interface with the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Chris P Gale,

Email: Karen Fletcher (PA to Prof Gale)  Twitter: @cpgale3 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:     Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:     Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)
Section:     Clinical and Population Science Department (CPSD)
Category:     Professional & Managerial
Grade:     Grade 7
Salary:     £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:     100% full time equivalent
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (Fixed term to 31 December 2020)
Release Date:     Thursday 31 October 2019
Closing Date:     Thursday 28 November 2019
Downloads:     Candidate Brief