Clinical Research Associate (UNITE)

Clinical Research Associate (UNITE)

Newcastle University

Clinical Research Associate (UNITE) - A170182R

Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £48,123 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 15 February 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre which has a long tradition of excellence in research, diagnosis and management of neuromuscular diseases. The post holder will support the establishment and conduct of a GCP compliant gene therapy study for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, known as UNITE-DMD. In addition, they will support clinical trials and natural history studies in patients with genetic muscle diseases run in the Research Centre. The post will be based at the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Newcastle University led by Prof. Straub. The post will provide an opportunity to gain experience in clinical trials, paediatrics, neurology and clinical research. In addition, the successful applicant will be able to participate in a range of different neuromuscular clinics across the northern region and gain exposure to state of the art diagnostic capabilities for genetic diseases.

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

This is a part time (50%), fixed term post, available for up to 4 years

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Job Details

School name Newcastle University
Job title Clinical Research Associate (UNITE)
Date posted 20/12/2018
Closing date 15/02/2019
Reference Number A170182R