The UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) at the University of Plymouth provides multi-disciplinary academic support to researchers and clinicians for the design and conduct of high-quality clinical trials and other research studies.
We are seeking to appoint a Quality Assurance (QA) Officer to join the PenCTU. Under the supervision of the QA Manager, you will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of trial managers, data managers, programmers, statisticians, other methodologists and clinicians to ensure the successful development and delivery of an expanding portfolio of clinical studies.
You will have demonstrable knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), with evidence of having undertaken GCP training in the last two years. You must also have previous experience of working in a QA role, preferably in a regulated clinical research environment.
You should possess qualifications at further education level and have advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. In addition, you will be able to write fluently, have excellent oral communication skills, be highly organised, demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
The post is based on the University of Plymouth’s North Campus at the Plymouth Science Park in Derriford, Plymouth. Ability to travel to other sites is essential as the PenCTU supports studies across the South West Peninsula and beyond. We support flexible working options from hybrid working or fully office based.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement. CV’s do not form part of your application.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Chris Hayward: by email at email@example.com
Interviews are likely to take place week in early September 2022 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
This is a part-time position working 18.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+
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