Professor of Clinical Trials

University of Nottingham
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Professor of Clinical Trials

Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum 61,618 per annum (pro rata if applicable)

The Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) is seeking to recruit a high calibre researcher with a proven record in clinical trials research. This permanent post builds on recent substantial investment in NCTU by the University of Nottingham. It offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to play a key role in establishing the NCTU and Nottingham as an international centre of excellence in clinical trials and translational research.

The unit’s mission is to conduct high quality, high impact multicentre trials to improve health and well-being. NCTU is based in the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham, and has close links with local NHS Trusts (Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, and University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust), the Nottingham-NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, the Institute of Mental Health, and the School of Health Sciences. The unit is a UK Clinical Research Collaboration registered Clinical Trials Unit ( ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ).

NCTU has a broad portfolio of trials including studies evaluating medical devices, CTIMPs and complex interventions. Particular strengths currently are trials of dermatology, obstetrics, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine, stroke, mental health, surgery (particularly hand surgery), and genitourinary medicine. Other research includes methodological studies to improve the efficiency and quality of trial conduct, and systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

Collaboration with the Nottingham-NIHR BRC gives opportunities in early translational research in five specific themes: gastrointestinal and liver disorders; hearing loss; musculoskeletal diseases; respiratory medicine; mental health technology. Imaging is a cross-cutting theme, offering the potential to develop innovative trial designs.

This is a permanent full-time (36.25 hours per week) post; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Alan Montgomery, Unit Director tel: 0115 8231612 or email Alan.Montgomery [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">


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