Associate Professor – Clinical Trials (SIDD Divsion)

University of Leeds


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Are you looking for an excellent opportunity to take on a challenging leadership position and develop your international profile within a supportive and stimulating environment?

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior strategic lead for implementation and development of our expanding skin, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular 3D (drugs, diagnostics and devices) research portfolio.

The Clinical Trials Research Unit within the Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR) is an international leader in the field of clinical trials. The Unit is one of the largest in the UK and conducts national and international randomised and early phase clinical trials in a variety of clinical fields.

Our main aim is to develop and support novel and efficient trials to change clinical practice for the better. Our past results and current research have already helped to do this.

You will have an external facing role presenting at national and international conferences and represent CTRU on national committees. You will engage with national leaders to drive strategically aligned research priorities with multiple stakeholders including clinicians, patients, the NHS, industry and charities.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas)
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!  

This role will be based on the university campus with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Prof Deb Stocken, Head of Statistics

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5616

Email: [email protected]

 As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the Faculty/School of Medicine we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people.  Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.  

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)
Category:  Academic
Grade: 
Grade 9
Salary: 

£56,021 to £64,914
p.a.
Post Type: 

Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 10 August 2023
Closing Date:  Saturday 30 September 2023
Reference:  MHCTR1310
Downloads:  Candidate Brief

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