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An opportunity has
arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic research nurse or research practitioner to join our team of internationally recognised researchers within the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (CVM). If successful you will help to lead a novel commercially sponsored clinical trial called ‘Goldilox’. Goldilox is a ‘Phase 2b’ randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of a new anti-inflammatory drug ‘MEDI6570’ in preventing atherosclerotic events/ heart failure in patients with a history of myocardial infarction. Your role in Goldilox will include the identification and recruitment of suitable study-participants, the co-ordination and care of participants in the trial, assisting investigators/radiographers/cardiac physiologists with study specific assessments eg. CT angiography, echocardiography as well as collecting and documenting accurate data. You will undertake safe, good quality, participant focused research in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and the Research Governance Framework for Health and Care. As well as this you will primarily work on ‘Goldilox’ but also be available to support other designated research studies (observational and/or clinical trials) and provide assistance or cover for other CVM studies or service needs, where possible and on the direction of the lead research nurse. You will need to hold a Degree in relevant subject e.g. Biological Sciences. Nurse applicants must be registered with the NMC, part 1 (adult). Please state PIN number, NMC entry date and revalidation date on application. Previous experience of working on clinical research studies/ clinical trials is desirable. This is a full-time appointment on a fixed term contract for 3 years and you will be based at the University of Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR) and Acute Vascular Imaging Centre (AVIC), John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU. Applicants applying from the NHS to the University will be able to continue on their current pension scheme plan. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online here - https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form?p_company=10&p_form_profile_detail=&p_recruitment_id=153912&p_refresh_search=Y&p_display_apply_ind=Y&p_display_in_irish=N&p_internal_external=E&p_process_type=&p_applicant_no=
. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post. Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 26 January 2022 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to place at the beginning of February. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.