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Clinical Research Fellow

University of Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire
£29,384 - £50,871
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

We are looking for a motivated Clinical Research Fellow to support the clinical trial programme in vaccine and immunotherapy research at the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, a world leading centre for vaccine development with a strong translational emphasis. This role affords an excellent opportunity to gain experience in clinical academia by joining a vibrant group within the Department conducting clinical research on Malaria, Covid19, HIV and numerous other infectious diseases. You will be a key part of a multidisciplinary clinical trials team working on trials of global health significance and this post will afford a broad training in clinical trial design and management. There is full integration and active collaboration between clinical and laboratory teams. You will collaborate widely with other research groups within the University and with academic and industrial partners, nationally and internationally. 

As a Clinical Research Fellow, you will be responsible for providing clinical input into the design and execution of clinical trials with other team members and lead on the clinical delivery of these trials. You will work closely with the clinical trials team including project managers, nurses, recruitment coordinators and data managers. According to clinical trial protocols, you will conduct screening of volunteers and provide medical oversight for administration of vaccines and infectious agents for human challenge studies. Additionally, you will undertake administrative work supporting clinical trial conduct including regulatory oversight and safety reporting.

It is essential that you are a GMC registered medical doctor and educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject. You must be currently qualified and license to practise medicine in the UK. You will have relevant experience in clinical medicine, equivalent to completion of core medical training as a minimum. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills together with an ability to work independently and as a team member. Having experience working in clinical studies is desirable.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 12 months and is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 15 March 2024 will be considered. Please quote 170982 on all correspondence.

To apply, please click the Apply button or contact us on the following: or by telephone on: 01865 617971.


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