Current Job Vacancies

1. Research Associate/Nurse. Ref. No. NUIG-182-17

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Research Associate/Nurse with the HRB Clinical Research Facility (CRFG) at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is available immediately for a period of one year, with potential to extend subject to project success and funding acquisition.

Job Description:

The Research Associate/Nurse will work under the direction of the Research Nurse Coordinator of the CRFG and as part of a multidisciplinary clinical research team. Within the remit of this post, the successful individual will have responsibility for a caseload of patients on clinical trials and research projects across a variety of therapeutic areas as listed above. This encompasses dietary interventions, clinical trial of IMPs and medical devices in addition to observational studies. The individual will be expected to lead under the direction of CRFG clinical managers on areas such as contribution to individual research projects, engage in nurse led research, audit and education, contribute to papers that arise from the studies undertaken, and attend relevant national and international meetings. The Research Associate/Nurse will support the ongoing development of the CRFG.

For full details of the post and how to apply, please see http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm 11th January 2018.

2. Clinical Research Associate/CRAFT Research Coordinator. Ref. No. NUIG-183-17

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full time, fixed term position as a Clinical Research Associate/CRAFT Research Coordinator with the HRB Clinical Research Facility at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This post is funded with support from the Health Research Board (HRB). This position is available immediately for a period of one year, with potential to extend subject to project success and funding acquisition.

 Job Description:

The successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will have a pivotal role in the co-ordination and management of clinical research studies in the Clinical Research Facility, with particular focus on a definitive interventional RCT on atrial fibrillation screening and stroke prevention, in the primary care setting (CRAFT).  

The Clinical Research Associate/CRAFT Research Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the daily conduct of allocated studies, management of resources and budgets, scheduling activities, reporting and training of associated study personnel. S/He will manage a multidisciplinary research team for the CRAFT trial specifically. S/He will be required to manage the applicable regulatory and ethical approval processes and submission of updates, amendments and reports as appropriate. The post will entail the delivery of a pre-defined set of outcomes, as set out in the applicable study protocol(s). The post holder will contribute to the daily research agenda of assigned studies, contributing to study design and identification of optimal research methods in line with the study outcomes. S/He will undertake research study monitoring duties to ensure regulatory and protocol compliance, management of clinical trial sites nationally and internationally and assist with query resolution for the assigned studies. S/He will be the main point of contact for all study stakeholders and provide updates to associated principal investigators, funding bodies and study sponsors, as appropriate.

For full details of the post and how to apply, please see http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm 22nd December 2017.