Clinical Research Associate

Publication date: 05.08.2019


Department of Oncology
University of Cambridge
Cambridge Breast Research Unit
Box 97, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ


Job Title

Clinical Research Associate

Job Description

The Cambridge Breast Cancer Research Unit has a vacancy for a Clinical Research Associate to support clinical trials in patients with breast cancer, focusing strongly on early breast cancer, and related translational research projects.

This post represents an excellent opportunity for an individual wishing to gain further experience in cancer clinical trials, particularly in, Early Breast Cancer Clinical Trials and Translational Research.

The successful individual will have a prominent role in the recruitment and care of patients with cancer, participating in the development and delivery of breast cancer clinical trials. They will also have the opportunity to develop expertise in clinical interpretation and implementation of whole genome sequencing and molecular profiles. Participation in research active outpatient clinics will also be expected.

The post will be held in the Cambridge Breast Cancer Research Unit, under the direction of Dr Jean Abraham (Academic Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology) and based, with honorary clinical status, at Addenbrooke's Hospital Cancer Directorate and in the Oncology Department.

For further information please contact Dr Jean Abraham (

The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.


The post is ideally suited to a clinician who has either completed or is close to completing their specialist training in medical oncology, and has already been involved in the development and delivery of clinical or translational research, in collaboration with clinical academics and/or industry collaborators.

A knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is expected and other, trial specific training will be provided. There will also be the opportunity to attend other trial design related training opportunities and also to present clinical data at national and international meetings. 

Applicants must be registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) before they can take up this post.

How to apply

For details on how to apply for this position please visit:

Contact Person: Vicky Sparkes
Phone: 01223 763262

Application deadline

Deadline for application is 1 September 2019

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