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All vacancies within Department of Paediatrics

There are currently 9 vacancies within Department of Paediatrics:

Title Closes Salary
Paediatric Research Nurse Aug. 22, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.
Clinical Trials Coordinator Aug. 26, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £33,199 p.a.
Research Assistant in HIV RNA Sequencing and Data Analysis Aug. 29, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.
Clinical Trials Data Manager Sept. 2, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 – £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.
Grants Manager Sept. 5, 2019, noon Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.
Clinical Trials Receptionist / Admin Support Sept. 6, 2019, noon Grade 3: £18,412 – £21,220 p.a.
Head of Administration and Finance for the Department of Paediatrics Sept. 11, 2019, noon Grade 9: £47,263 - £54,765 p.a.
Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow Sept. 11, 2019, noon Grade E71: £32,569 - £47,139 p.a.
Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow Sept. 11, 2019, noon Grade E71: £32,569 - £47,139 p.a.

Paediatric Research Nurse

Closes: Aug. 22, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>Would you like a nursing role which doesn&#8217;t involve shift work? Are you ready for a change? Why not consider research nursing at the Oxford Vaccine Group? The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) are seeking enthusiastic nurses to join the Paediatric Research Nurse Team, all training is provided so no experience in research is necessary.</p><br> <p>The role is essential to the management and delivery of the research studies. You will visit participants and their family at their home to discuss the study, obtain blood or swab samples, and administer study and routine vaccines. Venepuncture and immunisation training will be provided. Applicants should have good communication and organisational skills with good attention to detail. This role would include some weekend and evening working.</p><br> <p>OVG conducts world-leading research into creating new and optimising existing vaccines for children and adults. Our research has led to the much-anticipated introduction of the Meningitis B vaccine for babies into the UK vaccination schedule, but also focuses on global health. Currently there is much research into prevention of RSV.</p><br> <p>Initially 12 months fixed-term contract, extension likely but it is subject to external funding available.</p><br> <p>To discuss the post in more detail please contact Hannah Robinson, Clinical Delivery Lead using the email address below or tel: 01865 611400</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 22 August 2019.</p> </div>

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Closes: Aug. 26, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £33,199 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.</p><br> <p>We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Trials Coordinator to contribute to the work of the Clinical and Translational Neuromuscular Paediatric Research Group, led by Professor Laurent Servais, within the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.</p><br> <p>As a Clinical Trials Coordinator, you will assist the leaders of the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre to set up a competitive, well-organised clinical trial centre for paediatric neuromuscular diseases. This setting involves complex partnerships involving NHS and University administration, medical doctors and physiotherapists at the John Radcliff Hospital, as well as MRI services and several other stakeholders. You will coordinate the set-up, recruitment and follow-up phases as well as reporting of multiple clinical trials within the group. You will assist in finalising the protocol, study materials, training packages for collaborating sites and prepare trial specific instructions. You will also oversee data entry on the computer database, undertake central data entry and perform regular systematic checks of information held on trial database as required and you will act as a resource, providing advice and support to colleagues both internal and external to the group to promote good research practice.</p><br> <p>The postholder will hold a university degree and relevant administration and/or project management experience in an academic environment. Understanding of clinical research methodology, good clinical practice and the research governance framework as well as an experience. Previous experience as a trial coordinator and experience of overseeing the conduct of large clinical trials and working to a high standard of Good Clinical Practice would be desirable. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to be comfortable and confident interacting with volunteers and patients in a research study, clinical research co-ordinators, team members, laboratory and administrative staff, monitors, collaborating company representatives, MCA auditors and the broader research community.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time new fixed-term appointment for 1 year in the first instance with possibility of renewal. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Monday 26 August 2019. Interviews dates will be determined after closing date.</p> </div>

Research Assistant in HIV RNA Sequencing and Data Analysis

Closes: Aug. 29, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Goulder Group in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant to participate in a Wellcome Trust funded project investigating HIV cure potential and non-pathogenesis in paediatric HIV infection. This post is based at the Peter Medawar Building in Oxford.</p><br> <p>The postholder will work as part of the Goulder Group in projects involving transcriptomics approaches to understanding immune differences between children and adults, and immune differences between females and males, starting from pre-birth. In addition to transcriptomics, the postholder's duties will include contributing to wider project planning, including ideas for new research projects; gathering, analysing, and presenting scientific data from a variety of sources; contributing to scientific reports and journal articles; processing blood samples; and maintaining data records, updating databases and participating with the stock control of laboratory consumables.</p><br> <p>Interested candidates should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. immunology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry) and track record of outstanding academic achievement (e.g. 1st Class degree or equivalent); a significant period of work (not necessarily full-time) as a research assistant working with human cells; and specific experience of paediatric sample processing to generate transcriptomic data, working with pre-sorted cell populations or using high-throughput single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-Seq) methodologies to characterise complex biological samples. The postholder must also have excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent planning and organisational skills, and the ability to work well within a team.</p><br> <p>The post is full-time for a fixed-term of 1 year. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Philip Goulder using the contact details below. Further details on the work of the Goulder Group in HIV research can be found at: www.paediatrics.ox.ac.uk/research/HIV-research-group/.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 29 August 2019 will be considered. Interviews will be held the week of 9 September 2019.</p> </div>

Clinical Trials Data Manager

Closes: Sept. 2, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 – £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.</p><br> <p>Oxford Vaccine Group is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Clinical Trial Data Manager who with the study teams will be responsible for the development and maintenance of clinical trial databases.</p><br> <p>The ideal candidate must have experience of working in clinical trials with a good understanding of CRF design and management. This role requires a person with high standards of accuracy and a sound knowledge of the regulatory framework around data management and information governance.</p><br> <p>Reporting to the Clinical Delivery Lead, the Clinical Trial Data Manager will play a key role in monitoring the consistency and validity of trial data managed by the OVG, and ensuring the efficient collection, processing, validation and quality assurance of data from our trials. You will work across multiple clinical studies and be expected to have in-depth understanding of the respective data requirements.</p><br> <p>This is a varied and busy role in a friendly and hard-working team, and we are looking for someone with initiative, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail who can prioritise their workload and work with minimal supervision.</p><br> <p>For any queries or an informal visit, please contact Hannah Robinson using the contact details below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 2 September 2019 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>

Grants Manager

Closes: Sept. 5, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.</p><br> <p>The Department of Paediatrics is seeking an experienced Grants Manager to manage the preparation and costing of research grant applications, award set up and post-award processes, and to contribute to planning and policy development in relation to grants management and research capacity building.</p><br> <p>As a key member of the finance and grants team, you will manage a research portfolio of over &#163;75m in total, with around 120 active grants from a diverse range of external funders including Research Councils, charities, the Department of Health, and industrial partners. You will be a key point of contact for PIs and researchers, with responsibility for developing and embedding high quality support services across the award lifecycle. You will manage the work of the Grants Officer and also provide support to other members of the finance team.</p><br> <p>To be effective in this role, you will be an analytical thinker who enjoys hands-on involvement in operational matters. You will have significant experience of research grants administration and be ready to devise and implement processes that meet stakeholders&#8217; needs. You will have strong numeracy skills, be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and re-prioritise tasks for yourself and others based on changing demands, have excellent interpersonal skills, be comfortable communicating with colleagues and staff at all levels, and be able to play a leading role within a team whose services are in constant demand. This is an exciting time for the Department of Paediatrics, which is currently expanding its research activities, and this role provides an opportunity to contribute to the development of a professional financial services team that will underpin and sustain this growth. This is a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity for the right candidate.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 5 September 2019 with interviews expected to take place shortly after.</p> </div>

Clinical Trials Receptionist / Admin Support

Closes: Sept. 6, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 3: £18,412 – £21,220 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS CANDIDATES NEED NOT APPLY.</p><br> <p>The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) is an established clinical research group based at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine at the Churchill Hospital. OVG is part of the Department of Paediatrics and conduct studies into new and improved vaccines for adults and children. We are seeking an enthusiastic Clinical Trials Receptionist/Admin Support to join the team.</p><br> <p>Responsibilities would include providing a reception service and dealing with queries from members of the public, study participants, colleagues and line managers over the telephone, by email and face to face. Clerical duties include photocopying, shredding, filing, database entries and queries, rearranging appointments and management of incoming/outgoing post. The postholder must be highly flexible, trustworthy, efficient and dependable and enjoy working as part of a team. He/she should be able to use their initiative and deal with day to day issues without continuous reference to others. Excellent organisational and communication skills are essential.</p><br> <p>Informal enquiries may be addressed to Cathy Owen using the contact details below.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 1 year.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 6 September 2019 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>

Head of Administration and Finance for the Department of Paediatrics

Closes: Sept. 11, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 9: £47,263 - £54,765 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Department of Paediatrics is a dynamic, world leading teaching and research department in child health. The Department hosts internationally renowned programmes in gastroenterology, haematology, HIV, immunology, neuroimaging and vaccinology. This is an exciting time to join the Department during a period of significant growth.</p><br> <p>The Head of Administration and Finance (HAF) plays a key role in the management and direction of the Department. Working closely with the Head of Department and the senior management team, including Finance, HR, IT, Academic Administration, Facilities and Safety, the successful candidate will help to determine departmental strategy, taking responsibility for implementation of strategy and undertaking major departmental projects, including a brand new research facility.</p><br> <p>Supported by the Medical Sciences Division, the HAF is responsible for overseeing departmental expenditure as well as financial management of the Department&#8217;s substantial portfolio of externally funded research projects. The postholder will be proactive and innovative in the development of the plans to support the long-term sustainability of the operations of the Department, physical and financial asset management, capital planning and prioritisation, and business plan development. This role offers an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your strong business and managerial ability along with the ability to balance the needs and requirements of multiple stakeholders at all levels.</p><br> <p>The successful candidate needs to have high personal integrity and is required to take a high level of personal responsibility for both their own work and that of the team members working within their remit. They must have sound judgement under pressure, be able to think laterally and creatively and have the intellectual capacity and strength of character to take and implement important, complex and difficult decisions. Extensive operational and financial management skills and experience are critical to this role, alongside the ability to work to tight deadlines. You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to organise and delegate appropriately. Strong project management skills are key, with the ability to make sound judgements using information from multiple sources. Communication with people at all levels and backgrounds is essential, liaising both internally and externally with key stakeholders. Experience of preparing budgets and financial reports and implementing financial controls is essential. Educationally, you will ideally have a degree or equivalent ability in knowledge, intellectual capacity, reasoning and analytical skills.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 11 September 2019. Interviews will be held on 15 October 2019.</p> </div>

Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow

Closes: Sept. 11, 2019, noon; salary: Grade E71: £32,569 - £47,139 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Oxford Vaccine Group at Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine (CCVTM), part of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, is a centre for excellence for clinical trials of vaccines for the adult and paediatric population.</p><br> <p>We are looking to recruit a Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow to take part in range of ongoing paediatric research activity primarily based in Nepal. This post provides experience in international clinical research and trial implementation in a multi-disciplinary academic environment, with training and support from the team in Oxford led by Professor Andrew Pollard.</p><br> <p>Working with local clinicians and research fellows and a multi-disciplinary team in Oxford the Research Fellow will be involved in development of study protocols and essential documents needed in the preparation and submission of ethics and grant applications and study delivery. The postholder will provide clinical support and oversight for the paediatric research team based in Nepal and other potential sites, contribute to publications and would have the potential to develop a programme of work towards a higher degree.</p><br> <p>The chosen candidate will have MRCPCH or equivalent experience, full General Medical Council Registration, significant experience in clinical medicine and paediatrics, good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in diverse teams, in challenging settings.</p><br> <p>The post will involve significant international travel of more than 5 months per year, mainly in Asia and specifically Nepal.</p><br> <p>For an informal discussion, please contact Andrew Pollard via the details below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 11 September 2019 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>

Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow

Closes: Sept. 11, 2019, noon; salary: Grade E71: £32,569 - £47,139 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Oxford Vaccine Group at Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine (CCVTM), part of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, is a centre for excellence for clinical trials of vaccines for the adult and paediatric population.</p><br> <p>We are looking to recruit a Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow to take part in range of ongoing paediatric research activity in the UK. This post provides experience in international clinical research and trial implementation in a multi-disciplinary academic environment, with training and support from the team in Oxford led by Professor Andrew Pollard.</p><br> <p>Working alongside the broader study team the postholder will be involved in development of study protocols and essential documents needed in the preparation and submission of ethics and grant applications and providing clinical support and oversight in study delivery. There may be an opportunity to contribute to publications and there is the potential to develop a programme of work towards a higher degree.</p><br> <p>The chosen candidate will have MRCPCH or equivalent experience, full General Medical Council Registration, significant experience in clinical medicine and paediatrics, good interpersonal and communication skills and a full driving licence and access to transport (a mileage allowance will be given).</p><br> <p>For an informal discussion, please contact Andrew Pollard via the details below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 11 September 2019 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>