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About the role

A superb career opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual has become available within our Research Governance Office team for a Research Quality Assurance Officer. The Research Governance Office is an essential core resource for clinical and academic investigators and provides a wide range of services supporting the conduct of investigator-initiated clinical trials. We will rely on you to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of subjects are protected.

It will be your responsibility to ensure that clinical trials are being conducted in accordance with appropriate regulatory, ethical and quality assurance standards, contractual agreements, trial protocol, trial-specific processes and systems, SOPs, regulatory and ethical requirements and ICH-GCP guidelines. You will provide effective and comprehensive research governance support, ensuring clear, user friendly accessible processes, whilst providing robust compliance and reputational protection for the University. 

About you

To be considered for this post you will have a first degree and/or significant relevant work experience in a comparable professional setting preferably involving working in Research Governance or Clinical Trials. You will also have knowledge and understanding of compliance and relevant legislation governing clinical trials. This opportunity requires an individual who takes a precise and methodical approach to their work and has the ability to meet strict deadlines.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Cat Taylor, Research Governance Manager at cat.taylor@leicester.ac.uk

This is a full-time, fixed-term 3 year post, with an immediate start subject to satisfactory employment checks.

The post is located at Leicester General Hospital Academic Department and the post-holder will be expected to travel to the main University of Leicester campus, other Leicester Hospital Campuses and to other hospitals/universities across the UK.

The post holder will require a research passport from the UHL.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 

We offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here