Clinical Research Associate (Jain COS Study) - A142982R3
Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £48,123 per annum
Closing date: 15 February 2019
You will join the Neuromuscular Team at the Newcastle University John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre (JWMDRC), led by Prof V. Straub. You will play a key role in the analysis of a large international natural history study for Dysferlinopathy (The Jain COS Study). You will also undertake clinical assessments at study visits, participate in a range of different neuromuscular clinics and support NMR analysis.
You will benefit from a multidisciplinary team and strong collaborations with international groups. The post will provide an opportunity to build on experience in neurology, genetics, clinical research and laboratory based work.
You will have a medical degree and experience in medical history taking, patient assessment and medical record keeping in accordance with GCP guidelines. You will have experience of medical writing and presenting original research at conferences.
The post fixed term for a period of 3 years.
For informal enquiries please contact Heather.Hilsden@ncl.ac.uk or Volker.Straub@ncl.ac.uk
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