Working at LICTR

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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. Particularly, we specialise in complex phase III trials, efficient phase I/II trials, biomarker driven designs, seamless phase II/III designs, adaptive designs and the development and evaluation of complex interventions.

Why work in Clinical Trials?

If you’re passionate about advancing medical research and improving patient outcomes, working for a Clinical Trials Unit could be the perfect career for you.

At CTRU, you'll have the opportunity to be part of ground-breaking clinical trials that can lead to life-changing treatments and interventions. You'll work with a team of dedicated professionals who share your commitment to improving healthcare and making a real difference in people's lives.

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Working for CTRU also offers a unique blend of science and patient care. You'll have the chance to work directly with patients and healthcare professionals, gaining invaluable experience and making meaningful connections along the way. Not to mention, a career in clinical research offers plenty of opportunities for growth and development. You'll have the chance to work on a wide variety of studies in different therapeutic areas, expanding your knowledge and skills with each new project.

And perhaps most importantly, working for a CTRU gives you the chance to make a tangible impact on the world. You'll be contributing to the advancement of medical science and helping to bring new treatments and interventions to those who need them most.

So why work for a Clinical Trials Research Unit? Because it's a rewarding, fulfilling, and important career that offers endless opportunities to learn, grow, and make a real difference in the world.

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Why work for LICTR?

Our Reputation

  • LICTR is one of the largest most established units of its kind nationally
  • We’ve got a great reputation which in turn leads to more opportunities and interesting projects for staff

Our Purpose

  • Our organisation and the people in it have a strong sense of purpose
  • We know we are making a difference to patient outcomes, whatever our role

Hybrid working

  • We have flexibility with continued investment in support and solutions to enhance hybrid working experiences

Our benefits

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!
  • Excellent pension
  • Flexible working
  • 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.
  • Autonomy and freedom to get involved in so much more outside your regular scope.

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We’re in Leeds!

The University of Leeds is one of the top 100 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe

Leeds city life

Leeds is one of the country's largest and fastest-growing cities and has a leading reputation in business, culture and sport.

Our campus is just a 10-minute walk from the vibrant city centre, which offers a wide range of places to visit, eat and shop, but is also compact and easy to get around with regular public transport services.