Research Nurse

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£31,604-£38,833 pro rata
20 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Research Nurse (Part Time, Fixed Term)
£31,604-£38,833 pro rata

MRC Cancer Unit

Reference: SK15912

The MRC Cancer Unit (MRC CU) is a University Department situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. It provides an outstanding environment for cancer research, supporting some 10 research groups and ~100 bench scientists.

Applications are invited to apply for a Research Nurse position within an established research programme headed by Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, focusing on Oesophageal Carcinogenesis with a goal to improving early diagnosis and treatment for this devastating disease. 

The post-holder will work within an established team to assist in several studies coordinated in primary and secondary care, which are aimed to improve early diagnosis and treatment of patients with oesophageal cancer and the precursor called Barrett's oesophagus. The role is an active nursing role with direct patient contact with a particular emphasis on recruitment and sample collection including our novel device the Cytosponge.  Prior experience in research is essential as are excellent communication skills.

This is a fixed term position funded by Cancer Research UK and available for 2 years.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists) and a security check. This appointment also requires NMC Registration and a Research Passport application.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date: 15th July 2018

Interviews will be held w/c 30th July 2018

Please quote reference SK15912 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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