Clinical Research Coordinator/Associate

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Fixed Term

Campaign Reference

146769

Closing Date

12th October 2022

Purpose of the Role:

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) is Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital and the leading centre in Ireland for the conduct of clinical trials and studies in children and young adults. As part of ongoing development towards the opening of the new Children’s Hospital, a rationalisation and integration of the existing clinical research infrastructure across all sites has been undertaken with all aspects of the clinical research infrastructure being brought together under a single governance and management structure. This consists of a new Clinical Research Centre (CRC) to support the conduct of research across CHI sites, which links closely with the existing Cancer Clinical Trials Unit (CCTU) at CHI at Crumlin for clinical trials in paediatric cancer. Both the CRC and CCTU are made up of a team of dedicated research staff to support clinical teams in the conduct of clinical trials and other research studies. The Clinical Research Coordinator/Clinical Research Associate plays a central role in this, coordinating and acting as key point of contact for multiple studies and providing back-up and support from set-up through to closeout. They will link in closely with the CRC Operations Manager, CCTU Manager and Research Project Managers, as well as Principal Investigators and clinical research teams to ensure that study activities are carried out effectively and in compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards. This role presents an exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team and a dynamic environment, and to be involved in bringing advancements in health outcomes for children and young adults in Ireland. The role offers opportunities for ongoing professional development and the successful candidate will be provided with training and mentoring specific to their role.

Essential Criteria:

  • BSc in clinical or life science related subject or equivalent third level qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working in clinical research 
  • Thorough knowledge of Good Clinical Practice and of relevant national and international clinical trial regulations 
  • Experience in the preparation of submissions to research ethics committees 
  • Knowledge of electronic data capture systems and the data management process in clinical studies

*Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter.

Please click here for a copy of the job description for this post.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and cover letter is Wednesday 12th October 2022 by 5pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact rio@nchg.ie

 

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact catherine.clifford@nchg.ie

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns