Research Project Assistant/Clinical Trials Practitioner


Full time
Posted 4 weeks ago

 Job description

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Professional Expertise

Research and Research Support


School of Life & Medical Sciences (B02)



Working Pattern

Full time



Contract Type


Working Type

On site

Available For Secondment


Closing Date


About us

This post is based within Centre for Cardiovascular Imaging, part of the Clinical Science Research Group within the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICS) with the main clinical base at Barts Heart Centre (BHC), St Bartholomew Hospital. Barts Heart Centre emerged from the merger of three cardiac services into the new cardiovascular centre, resulting in a new world-class institution that will provide state of the art cardiovascular care to a population of six million people.

About the role

We wish to appoint to a full time, 12 month position, in the first instance (with funding being sought for extension), in the Institute of Cardiovascular Science ( The appointee will join a varied programme of work funded jointly by the British Heart Foundation, UCL/UCLH Biomedical Research Centre, Barts Charity and the European Commission Horizon 2020 program. This post will provide support to the research programme conducted by the group.

About you

Substantial experience of working in a similar role in a research environment . Experience of working with the general public in a clinical setting . A graduate in a Biomedical Science degree, or equivalent experience . A knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) . Good communication and organisation skills to prioritise and deliver tasks on time . A meticulous approach to practical work and record keeping.

What we offer

• 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance Visit to find out more.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. Our Institute holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality Report job

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