National Cancer Registry Ireland - Project Coordinator / Study Interviewer

National Cancer Registry Ireland - Project Coordinator / Study Interviewer

 Project Coordinator (specified purpose contract)

 We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual to undertake a project investigating employment outcomes among cancer patients in Ireland. 

 The successful candidate must hold a primary or higher degree in a relevant subject (e.g. health or social sciences, epidemiology, health services research,     health economics, etc). S/he must have at least 2 years experience in project management of health-related research projects and experience of developing      and implementing research study procedures. Excellent communication and  interpersonal skills are essential. Database experience and well-developed data analysis skills are also required.

This is a specified purpose contract with an estimated duration of 3 years. The  post is based in Cork but the appointee will be expected to spend several months at a collaborating university in the USA.  Starting salary will be in accordance with Department of Health and Children grade V: €41,618 - €50,358 per annum.

The post-holder for this post must be eligible for a J1 visa (Exchange Visitor Programme) for the USA. Further information can be found at the following websites: US Embassy Dublin  Exchange Visitor Visas  VCU

It is the responsibility of applicants to check that they fulfill the conditions of the visa.

                          Study Interviewer (one year fixed-term contract)

 Applications are invited for the position of study interviewer to work on an all-Ireland project on pancreatic cancer. The post-holder will take responsibility for subject recruitment in the south of the country.

The successful appointee must have a third level qualification in healthcare or an allied discipline, or be educated to degree level in health sciences, social   sciences or a related discipline. S/he must have worked within the health services and have experience in recruiting people to take part in research studies. Experience of Microsoft Word and database software is essential.  S/he must also have experience of phlebotomy, excellent communication and  interpersonal skills, and a full driving licence and own transport.

This is a one year fixed-term contract, available immediately. The post will be based in Cork, but will involve travel from the base location. Starting salary will be in accordance with Department of Health and Children grade V: €41,618- €50,358 per annum.

 Job descriptions and more information on the National Cancer Registry can be found by clicking here

 Interested candidates for both posts should submit 3 copies of their CV, plus a covering letter together with the names and contact details of at least two referees to: Human Resources Officer, National Cancer Registry, Building 6800, Cork Airport Business Park, Kinsale Road, Cork.

 Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm on Friday 6th June 2008.

(Applications by email will not be accepted)

 The National Cancer Registry is an equal opportunities employer.

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