Clinical Research Practitioner

University of Oxford

The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) is based within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford and carries out research of major national and international importance in the fields of infectious diseases, immunology and vaccines.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate to join our growing team and take part in the wide range of ongoing paediatric and adult research activity primarily based in the UK.

The Clinical Research Practitioner will work on vaccine and vaccine-related studies, providing administrative support, phlebotomy, sample collection and processing for individuals participating in paediatric and adult trials being run by OVG under the direction of a clinical research fellow or research nurse.

Duties will include regular communication with trial participants, conducting scheduled visits at weekends and outside of normal working hours in the clinic, home or emergency department setting.

This position is offered full-time on a fixed term contract initially for one year, with the possibility to extend provided further external funding is available.

You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click


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To discuss the post in more detail please contact Rachel White, the Senior Research Nurse, using the contact details below.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 8 January 2024 will be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on 23 January 2024.

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