Clinical Trials Quality Monitor

United Kingdom
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 31, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quality Monitor to join the Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research to provide a designated quality assurance function.  The Clinical Trials Research Unit at the University of Leeds is a leader in the field of clinical trials; conducting national and international randomised clinical trials in a variety of clinical fields (including cancer, mental health, skin musculoskeletal, diet and obesity, cardiovascular disease and care of the elderly) and has an associated research portfolio. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the monitoring / auditing aspect of clinical trials and quality assurance systems; according to current clinical trials legislation and good clinical practice.  The post will primarily involve management of the internal quality assurance system including the conduct of internal audits within the trials unit. You will be required to advise on the continuous improvement of the internal audit programme, setting annual priorities, assisting with adhoc quality assurance investigations and on occasion off site monitoring visits to clinical research sites.

Candidates will have substantial experience in a quality-assured clinical research environment, including extensive experience of Phase II / III trials.  You will have a current working knowledge of legal, ethical and GCP issues relevant to the conduct and management of clinical trials.  You will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong attention to detail and a high level of organisation.  A degree (or equivalent) in Life science or a health-related subject is desirable.

This post is available on an open ended basis with fixed funding which is currently confirmed for 3 years in the first instance.

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 Emma Hunter, tel:  +44 (0) 113 343 1992 or email:

Informal enquiries regarding the post and your online application should be directed to tel. +44 (0) 113 343 1477

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