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  • STUDENT MEDICAL WRITING AND PHARMACOVIGILANCE ASSISTANT

    Salary: £16,000 stipend + benefits

    Contract: Fixed Term – 54 weeks, full-time

    Location: Stratford, London w/ high-flex

    Application Deadline: Sunday 31st October 2021, 23:55*

    * Please note that we may close this role earlier than the stated application deadline should we receive enough interest, therefore early application is encouraged to avoid disappointment.

    Are you an organised individual looking to develop your clinical research experience at the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research?

    Here at Cancer Research UK, our understanding of cancer is increasing at a faster pace than ever before, and more people are surviving thanks to the work we do. The Centre for Drug Development (CDD) at Cancer Research UK consists of a diverse and experienced office-based team who sponsor and manage high quality early phase clinical trials. We work in collaboration with leading scientists and clinicians around the UK to develop effective new anti-cancer treatments.

    Here at the CDD, we’re offering a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience and training within a world class clinical research environment. Our placements will provide you with an exciting opportunity to develop key skills, which will help to open doors to future careers within this industry. During this placement year, the chosen candidates will be provided with training, mentorship and exposure to key roles in drug development and pharmaceutical research.

    If you’re a motivated life sciences student, with an interest in drug development and oncology clinical trials, then this is your opportunity to gain invaluable experience working within the pharmaceutical sector.

    Please note that this role is office based, not laboratory based.

    We expect you to have…

    Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills

    Good team work skills

    A keen eye for detail

    Good time management skills

    A sound knowledge of Microsoft packages.

    To view a full job description please click here: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:939a88cf-aedd-49bb-86b9-846ddee94874 

    Please read the following information carefully before completing the form:

    If you would like to apply for the placement student scheme, please ensure that you meet the following criteria before completing your application form:

    You must be in your 2nd year of undergraduate study at university. Please note that applications from graduates and PhD students will NOT be considered for this scheme.

    You must be studying a biological or biomedical science.

    You should be able to commence work between July and September 2022 (the start date is negotiable).

    If you meet these requirements, we look forward to receiving your application. 

    Useful tips for completion of the application form:

    Read through the whole form first and draft your answers accordingly

    Complete all sections – please do not leave any gaps

    Check your spelling and grammar

    Be concise and focused in your answers

    Please ensure your CV is attached with your application, as applications without a CV will not be considered

    And finally, don’t forget, it’s important that you tell us how you found out about the scheme.

    IMPORTANT – The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Sunday 31st October 2021. Please note that we cannot accept any applications received after this date for whatever reason.

    If your application is short listed, you will be invited to attend an assessment centre which will either be at our Head Office in Stratford or online. This will involve some exercises designed to assess your ability and a face-to-face interview.

    At CRUK we value diversity and we’re committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Unfortunately we are unable to recruit anyone below the age of 18, so that we can protect young people from health & safety and safeguarding risks. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on [email protected]

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