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RECUR Trial Coordinator

Primary Care Population Sciences and Medical Education

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017 Pro rata per annum (0.5 FTE)
Part Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Monday 09 March 2020
Interview Date:   Thursday 02 April 2020
Reference:  1246020LG

We are seeking to appoint a talented researcher with a background in clinical trial management to join the Primary Medical Care Group at the University of Southampton. The Primary Medical Care Group is a member of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, a national collaboration between the nine departments that performed best in the 2013 REF, which provides major opportunities for networking, training, and multicentre collaborations. 

The role will involve set up and day to day management of the feasibility trial for the PGfAR funded RECUR programme, aimed at developing and evaluating interventions to reduce recurrent respiratory tract infections in primary care. 

The post-holder will work closely with the co-chief investigator Dr Adam Geraghty and the programme managers and will involvetaking overall responsibility for the set up and quality control of the RECUR feasibility study. 

You will have an in-depth understanding of a health related-discipline (e.g. health sciences, health or clinical psychology) or a closely related subject and you will have knowledge and experience of clinical research methodology in primary care. Your knowledge and experience will have been gained through a relevant first degree in a health-related discipline and research experience. A relevant postgraduate degree is desirable but not essential. You will have demonstrated your ability to work efficiently both independently and in teams in a research context and will have excellent written and spoken English skills with meticulous attention to detail. 

Potential applicants who would like to discuss the post are welcome to contact Kate Martinson, Programme manager ( or Dr Jane Vennik, Academic programme lead (

The position is available from 1st June 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The work pattern for this role is flexible and to be discussed with the successful candidate.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages. 

Interviews will be held Thursday 2nd April at Aldermoor Health Centre.

Application Procedure
 You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1246020LG on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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