Clinical Trial Manager - Ref 10257

Post Title: Clinical Trial Manager
School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton and Sussex Clinical Trials Unit (BSCTU) 
Hours: Part-time hours considered up to 18.75 hours per week  Requests for flexible working, including working from home options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term until 30 June 2024
Ref: 10257
Salary: starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata
Placed on:  14 November 2022
Closing date:  08 December 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 20 and 21 December 2022
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a clinical trial manager within the Brighton and Sussex Clinical Trials Unit.  We are seeking to appoint a trial manager to cover the study: Increasing access to CBT for psychosis patients: a randomized controlled trial evaluating brief, targeted CBT for distressing voices delivered by Assistant Psychologists (GIVE 3).

The ideal candidate is educated to degree level or with equivalent experience, proactive with a positive and flexible attitude and exceptional communication skills. You will have experience of working in NHS or Academic research and have up-to-date knowledge of all regulations and guidelines applicable to clinical trials. There may be a requirement to travel within the UK to research sites.  Appropriate study training will be provided.

The Brighton and Sussex Clinical Trials Unit is based in the Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the University of Sussex with close working relations with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals R&D department.  The CTU gained provisional registration in May 2018.    BSCTU is involved in the design, conduct and analysis of RCTs and CTIMPs encompassing a range of disease areas (

For further information please contact: Nicky Perry, BSCTU Director on or Prof Mark Hayward

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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