Clinical Trials Associate, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine

United Kingdom
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 21, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine, at the University of Leeds, works in close collaboration with the Departments of Rheumatology and Orthopaedics, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.  This large Clinical Academic Section represents one of the largest clinical academic groups for rheumatology in the world.  Part of the clinical academic group is the Section of Clinical Biomechanics and Physical Medicine and within this the FASTER (foot and ankle studies) group.

This group is a stong multidisciplinary team currently responsible for nine UKCRN portfolio registered studies and with further studies in the pipeline. The group is led by Professor Anthony Redmond who runs a programme investigating the interactions between biological and mechanical factors in a range of musculoskeletal diseases affecting the lower limb. The person appointed to this post will be working under the direction of Prof Redmond and working closely with other fellow researchers.

The post is for a clinical trials associate supporting one or more of our UKCRN portfolio registered studies.
We require a focused candidate to join our team and take responsibility for coordinating specific clinical trials from set-up and recruitment through to trial closure and analysis. You will be responsible for facilitating management of projects on a day-to-day basis, will undertake data monitoring activities and coordinate the activities of different partner sites.

You should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in podiatry, physiotherapy or other health profession and relevant registration with the HCPC, NMC or GMC. You will work with attention to detail and have excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and presentational). Data management and IT skills including Microsoft Office are also essential.

You will be required to visit participating centres on a regular basis and some overnight stays may be required. A full, valid driving licence and own transport is desirable.

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies ( The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Bronze award in 2013.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Informal enquiries regarding the post should be directed to Professor Anthony Redmond, + 44 (0) 113 392 44914,

If you have any specific enquiries about your online application please contact Gayle Iype,
tel: +44 (0)113 392 4884, email: