HDR UK Research Fellow in Clinical Trials Informatics

London (Greater)
Grade 7, £46,292 - £50,218 per annum inclusive of £3,500 London Weighting Allowance per annum
02 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to work on the world’s first intelligent clinical trials platform to integrate trial design and management into routine care. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Biomedical Informatics group in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences at King’s, as well as the larger group of researchers and investigators in HDR UK London Partnership (KCL, UCL, Imperial, Queen Mary’s, LSHTM) and HDR UK national Clinical Trials theme.

Health Data Research UK is the new national institute for data science for health, which was established in 2018 with long term funding support from research councils, UKRI, charitable and governmental research funders. The HDR UK seeks to drive improvements in the health of patients and populations through research at regional and national scale. 

The successful candidate will have a strong informatics background/experience and keen interest in medical research.

The aims of the project are as follows:

  • Deliver an EHR-driven platform for running clinical trials
  • Eligibility checking at patient presentation
  • Forms part-filled from EHR avoiding double data entry
  • PROM collected through apps and mobile devices
  • Coded research data stored in EHR as well as research database
  • Full audit trail stored as GCP requirement

Scale up to London and national needs

  • Support for a portfolio of trials
  • Support for adaptive trials and workflow evolution during the trial
  • Go beyond primary care to include hospitals and tertiary care 

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 30th April 2022.

This is a full-time post.

The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Dr Vasa Curcin; 

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online. 

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