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The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London
Guy's and St Thomas' is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with a staff of almost 12,000, a turnover of over £1 billion and one million patient contacts a year. The trust is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre, a pioneering collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.
We are now seeking to employ a Research Manager as part of a team of senior managers within the BRC’s new structure. This key position will be responsible for delivering high quality general operational management and leadership for the Cluster with an emphasis on facilitating engagement with key stakeholders. The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for the day to day operational management of the Biomarkers, Co-diagnostics and Imaging Cluster and will support the COO and Cluster Lead with the development of the Cluster including budget responsibility.
The Biomarkers, Co-Diagnostics & Imaging Cluster provides interdisciplinary skills in biomarker discovery, biobanking, co-diagnostics, imaging and proof of principle clinical trials. Translational Genetics will transform the impact of translational biomarker research. The Cluster will provide an integrated platform for a step change in innovative development of novel biomarkers and co-diagnostics. Three initial programmes including Biomarkers and Co-diagnostics in chronic inflammatory disease and transplantation; Biomarkers in Cardiovascular (CV) Disease and Multimodality cancer imaging will take advantage of expertise in disease relevant pathways and biobanking to establish correlative biomarkers with clinical interventions in an iterative “learn and confirm” approach.
You will have significant experience of project management within research studies across a range of therapeutic areas and will be able to demonstrate your previous experience in the implementation of research programmes involving biomarkers, tissue banking, bioresources and co-diagnostics.
You will possess excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a track record of effective leadership, providing clear focus and direction and translating strategic plans into individual and team goals and objectives.
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For further information and to apply online, please visit our website by clicking the “Apply Now” button quoting ref 196-BRC0204 or by contacting Professor Frank Nestle email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information relating to the BRC can be found at http://www.biomedicalresearchcentre.org.
Closing date: 24/06/2012, midnight.
Please note that we will only accept online applications. If you experience any difficulties with the on-line application process, please contact 020 7188 4967.
If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted